The Canadian Gemmological Association Diamond Award

This biennial award has been created to bring attention to those who have made significant contributions through influence and support to Canadian Gemmology.

The Canadian Gemmological Association Diamond Award
The Canadian Gemmological Association Diamond Award Nomination Form


Mr. Richard Drucker is the 2019 winner of the Diamond Award.

Mr. Alan Hodgkinson is the 2018 winner of the inaugural Diamond Award.

Fourth Emerging Artist Design Competition

The Canadian Gemmological Association is excited to announce our 4th Emerging Artist Design Competition.

Design Competition Information

François Charest an École de Joaillerie de Montréal graduate placed first in our third Jewellery Design Contest.  His winning design was a Necklace entitled “Granatus”.  Photo credit Anthony McLean.

Melina Panara is a George Brown College graduate from Toronto, Ontario. Her statement Ring “A Stich in Time” helped Melina place second.


Sara Farhangi another George Brown College student in Toronto, Ontario took third place with her Ring “Paisley Ring”.

This years honourable mention goes to Vancouver Community College graduate Ruby Rue for her Necklace “Iniskim”