Striking the Right Note
MJSA Challenge: Responsibly Sourced Designs
By Shawna Kulpa
And the Winner Is...
Congratulations to Theresa Kwong for winning the 2019 MJSA Design Challenge!
A young woman dedicating her life to fighting injustice and to help bring attention to those who are marginalized was at the center of this year’s MJSA Challenge: Responsibly Sourced Designs.
Every year we present nine designers with a fictional story and a selection of amazing gemstones; from those elements, they agree to render a piece of jewelry. Every month from January through September, we feature the design of one of our participating designers. Then, it’s your turn to vote for the winning design.
This year’s challenge featured a collection of responsibly sourced gemstones available from the project’s sponsor, Columbia Gem House in Vancouver, Washington. The fictional scenario, presented here, focuses on parents who want to give their daughter a special gift ...