The Pacific Northwest Jewelers Association, representing retail jewelers in Washington and Alaska, has announced Margarette Elie as one of the top three designers in its annual Design Competition. The competition features unique entries from top jewelry designers, from Washington and Alaska It was held during the Pacific Northwest Jewelers annual Learning Seminar and Design Contest March 11, 2007.
Each year we are more impressed with the highly skilled and beautiful designs that come from our Pacific Northwest jewelry design contestants, says Barbara Walker, Executive Director. We are pleased to honor the winning contestants, and congratulate all participants on their excellent designs.
Pacific Northwest Jewelry Association is an affiliate of Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for retail jewelers. Together, PNJ and JA provide their retail jeweler members with educational and business-building resources, while advocating high ethical and professional standards. All members of PNJ and Jewelers of America must sign and abide by the JA Code of Ethics, so that their customers can shop with confidence,” quoting the Elie Jewelry Press Release.