Photo courtesy of Elie Jewelry
“Jewelers of America (JA) is the national association for the retail jeweler. JA is both a center of knowledge for the jeweler and an advocate for professionalism and high social, ethical, and environmental standards in the jewelry trade,” quoting the Jewelers of America website.
JA’s Regional Affiliate, The Pacific NW Jewelers Association which represents retail jewelers in Washington & Alaska has announced that Yelm’s Margarette Elie Jewelry Design as one of three leading designers in their annual Design Competition. The award came during the Pacific Northwest Jewelers annual Learning Seminar and Design Contest March 11, 2007.