Awards and Competitions
The Canadian Gemmological Association is pleased to offer these unique opportunities for acknowledgement and service.
DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE SUSPENDING OUR 2020 DIAMOND AWARD AND EMERGING ARTIST DESIGN COMPETITION.
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.
Mr. Richard Drucker is the 2019 winner of the Diamond Award.
Mr. Alan Hodgkinson is the 2018 winner of the inaugural Diamond Award.
Third Annual Emerging Artist Design Competition
The Canadian Gemmological Association is excited to announce our 3rd annual emerging artist design competition.
Due to the suspension of the 2020 Design Competition caused by Covid-19 – if you qualified this year to enter, you will be eligible to enter in 2021.
Peter van Walraven is a Georgian College 2019 graduate. He placed first in our second Jewellery Design Contest. His winning design was a Neckpiece entitled “Metal Stone and Crystal”.
Jacky Wei is an École de Joaillerie de Montréal graduate from Montréal, Quebec. His Necklace “Lvckyclover” helped Jacky place second.
Roozbeh Rastegar took third place with his Ring “Golden Goose”. Roozbeh is also a student at George Brown College in Toronto.
Honorable mention to Mayari Rodriguez from Vancouver Community College in British Columbia for her Ring entitled “Circuit”