CPAA Announces US Finalists on their 14th Annual Pearl Design Competition (IPDC)

New York City. Nov. 22, 2023. The Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA) announces the finalists in the U.S. division of the 14th Annual International Pearl Design Competition (IPDC). U.S. submissions were narrowed down to 12 finalists after judges viewed images of all entries.

The judges are Jean Francois Bibet, workshop and production director at Cartier; Patricia Faber, co-owner of Aaron Faber Gallery in Manhattan; Peggy Grosz, senior vice president, Assael; Maria Tsangaropoulos, supervisor of instruction at GIA’s New York City campus; and Severine Ferrari of Engagement 101 online magazine.

A day of live judging will take place in a private location in Manhattan on Nov. 28, 2023.

U.S., International, and student winners will be announced by Thursday, Dec. 7, at the latest.

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