Awards and Competitions
The Canadian Gemmologist Association is pleased to offer these unique opportunities for acknowledgement and service
Both the Diamond Award and Design Competition are now closed. Thank you for all your entries.
The Canadian Gemmological Association Diamond Award
This annual award has been created to bring attention to those who have made significant contributions through influence and support to Canadian Gemmology.
Mr. Alan Hodgkinson is the 2018 winner of the inaugural Diamond Award.
First Annual Emerging Artist Design Competition
The Canadian Gemmological Association is excited to announce the 1st annual emerging artist design competition.
Canadian Gemmological Association Design Competition
Yiwei Zhang is a student of George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. She placed first in our first ever Jewellery Design Contest. Her winning design was a Neckpiece entitled “Sprout Spring”.
Jackie Zheng is a student of Vancouver Community College in Vancouver, British Columbia. His Bracelet entitled “Autumn Melody” helped Jackie place second.
Alexandro Gage took third place with his Pendant “After Picasso”. Alexandro is also a student at Vancouver Community College in Vancouver.
Honorable mention to Charlize Nhung from OCAD University in Ontario for her Locket Pendant entitled “Element Of Canada”