Professional Jeweler Archive: Perle Utopia Winners

August 2001

Professional Insider/Contests


Perle Utopia Winners

Design competition honors creativity


Winners have been named in the second International Award for Jewelry Design, sponsored by Perle Utopia. More than 300 participants from 25 countries competed to be named grand-prize winner or one of the nine finalists. The goal is to cultivate talent and encourage innovation and creativity in pearl jewelry design using Perle Utopia brand pearls. All 10 designs were created by world-class jewelers and displayed at the recent World Watch, Clock and Jewellery Show in Basel, Switzerland.

Winner

Designer: Hasun Park of the U.S.

Design: White gold choker set with diamonds and a 17mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Crivelli, Valenza, Italy.

Finalists

Designer: Ozlem Tuna of Turkey.

Design: Yellow gold ring with a 12.4mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Perle Utopia, Milan, Italy.

Designer: Rudrajit Bose of India.

Design: White gold bracelet with diamonds, 11mm and 15mm pearls.

Manufacturer: Mattioli-Antica Ditta Marchisio, Torino, Italy.

Designer: Richard Palermo of the U.S.

Design: White gold earrings with diamonds and 16.7mm pearls.

Manufacturer: Chimento, Vicenza, Italy.

Designer: Letizia Neri and Massimiliano Miglierina of Italy.

Design: White gold choker set with 12.9mm and 15.4mm pearls.

Manufacturer: Carrera y Carrera, Madrid, Spain.

Designer: Francesco Pozzato of Italy.

Design: White gold bracelet with 13mm and 13.2mm pearls.

Manufacturer: Perle Utopia, Milan, Italy.

Designer: Caterina Greto of Italy.

Design: White gold ring with a silver baroque 17.5mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Perle Utopia, Milan, Italy.

Designer: Aurora Alessandrini of Italy.

Design: White gold pendant featuring diamonds and a 14.7mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Crivelli, Valenza, Italy.

Designer: Alessandro Velletri of Italy.

Design: White gold ring with diamonds and a 12.7mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Chimento, Vicenza, Italy.

Designer: Alberto Scaffardi of Italy.

Design: White gold ring with a 12.6mm pearl.

Manufacturer: Perle Utopia, Milan, Italy.


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