Canadian Gemmological Association Announces 2022 Canadian Jewellery Design Competition



Once again calling on all Canadian jewellery design students to present their work for possible cash prizes. All competitors can enter their submissions at

2022 CGA Emerging Artist Design Competition Prizes include:

1stPlace: CA$1000

2nd Place: CA$500

3rdPlace: CA$250

Competition deadline is June 30, 2022.

“The CGA has sponsored this competition for four (4) years now and we think that it very important to showcase the best and brightest in Canada,” said Donna Hawrelko, President of the CGA. “We have some amazing talent and we have been fortunate enough to be able to offer this competition throughout the pandemic. We encourage all student designers to come forward so we can put the spotlight on their innovative ideas and brilliant craftsmanship.”

Winners will be announced later this year at the CGA Annual Conference where they will be recognized and the prize money will be awarded.

The CGA Emerging Artist Design Competition is the only one of its kind in Canada, giving students global recognition for their work and honouring excellence in jewellery design.

Complete competition details can be found on the CGA website as well as information about past winners.