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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Revere Academy, Black Market Pearls & Air Tahiti Nui Are Proud To Announce The 2017 Tahitian Pearl Contest Winners

VIA INVITATION


THE 2017 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS ARE

WILLIAM ROBERTSON 

IN THE REVERE ACADEMY 

STUDENT CATEGORY

AND

JENNY REEVES 

IN THE REVERE ACADEMY 

INSTRUCTOR CATEGORY

     
...these two top honor winners (William & Jenny) 
will each receive two (2) round-trip tickets to 
Tahiti via Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui.



GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Grand Prize Winner
In The Instructor Category
Jenny Reeves
Entry:  "Sun & Sea"


Grand Prize Winner
In The Student Category
William Robertson
Entry:  "Tahitian Tides"


The contest was open to all present and past students of the Revere Academy and to past and present instructors in order to stimulate and encourage creativity. The entries were judged on four criteria; design, craftsmanship, originality, and marketability. 

The contest attracted a number of very high-quality entries from across the United States. Submissions included jewelry in a range of materials - gold, platinum, silver, glass, diamonds, gems and of course, Tahitian pearls. 



Winners in Jewelry Over $1,500 Retail - Student 



First Place in Over $1500 Retail - Student
$500 winner 
"Pearls In Orbit"
Karen Keit
Hawaii





Second Place in Over $1500 Retail- Student  

$300 winner 

"Serpent Broach"
Karen Keit
Hawaii



Third place in Over $1500 Retail - Student
$200 winner 
Jordan J de Haan 
California


The jury was composed of Alan Revere - Award-winning jewelry designer, founder, and director of the Revere Academy; Sarah Graham, Jewelry designer; and Barbara Heinrich, Jewelry Designer.



Winners for Jewelry under $1,500 Retail




First Place in Under $1500 Retail - Student

$300 winner




Melissa Skarsten



Utah



















Second Place in Under $1500 Retail - Student

$200 winner

Cynthia Clearwater 

California



   
Third Place 
in Under $1500 Retail - Student

$100 winner

Meggie
 Roy, 
California
"The One and Lonely"


Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone who entered.

Following the the announcement of the winners 
the entries were presented in an exhibition at Sofia Jewelry in Mill Valley.




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