The Alabama Jewelers Association (AJA) held its annual convention at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham April 5 - 7. The AJA’s Annual Jewelry Design Competition was held Sunday, April 7. AJA members and their employees submitted original designs in several categories. Entries were displayed at the Sunday Past Presidents Luncheon where the voting took place and winners announced.
The winners were:
Best in Show
Levy’s Fine Jewelry
Oval light purple agate housed in a 14kt white and rose gold basket of diamonds
People’s Choice & 1st Place Category 3
Hour glass design pendant with trillion color change CZs and round diamonds set in 14kt
1st Place Category 1
Non-magnetic hematite beads and Miyuki seed beads with sterling catch
1st Place Category 2
Cushion cut tanzanite set strategically in a concave 18kt yellow gold frame that reflects either yellow gold or purplish blue, depending on the angle, with accent diamonds.
1st Place Category CAD
Free form opal and diamond pendant set in 14kt yellow gold
For more information about the AJA visit their new website at www.AlabamaJewelers.us or call 205-526-5710.