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The Winners! The CPAA's 10th Annual International Pearl Design Competition (IPDC)

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New York, NY – Feb. 9, 2021. The Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA) has announced the U.S. and international winners of its 11th Annual International Pearl Design Competition (IPDC).

On Saturday, Feb. 6, judges Jean Francois Bibet, workshop and production director at Cartier; and Patricia Faber, co-owner of Aaron Faber Gallery in Manhattan (whose store will show and offer for sale the winning entries and the finalists of Faber’s choice); inspected 19 live U.S. division finalist...

Sea of Cortez Pearls Visit the 2014 Pearl Guide Ruckus

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The 2014 Pearl Guide Ruckus was recently held in Palos Verdes, California - a fun gathering of Pearl Guide friends with talks, edibles, libations, and plenty of pearls. Douglas McLaurin of Perlas Del Mar De Cortez, gave forum members a "heads-up" that he was bringing "friends" to the party.

Post by Douglas:
I will bring a pair of friends over...many will hopefully want to meet them ;)

One is a Cortez Mabe Necklace, set in sterling silver and all-hand made, with 28 AA grade Mabe...

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