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The DIVA Design Competition is an annual contest founded in the late 1990s by the Women’s Jewelry Association as a way to encourage women from all walks of life to express their creative voices through the medium of precious metals and gemstones. The competition is open to all women, whether or not they are employed in the jewelry industry and whether or not they possess any formal training. The competition is judged by experts in jewelry design and craftsmanship.
The WJA Gem DIVA™ Award recognizes the best designs by women in Bridal Wear, Business/Day Wear, Classical, Men's Wear, and Evening Wear from the AGTA Spectrum & Cutting Edge Awards™ entries. Women who enter the AGTA Spectrum & Cutting Edge Awards™ are eligible. When filling out the AGTA Spectrum & Cutting Edge Awards™ application, applicants simply enter one of those four Spectrum categories, then must check the Gem DIVA™ box to be separately and additionally judged by a panel of WJA design experts.
WJA Gem DIVA™ celebrates its eleventh year of association with the competition. The AGTA Spectrum & Cutting Edge Awards™ are considered the most respected and prestigious creative award for the jewelry industry. Winners set the standards of excellence for our entire industry.
Enter the competition today to showcase your finished jewelry and inspire design for all! Visit the AGTA website to enter finished jewelry piece and receive Gem DIVA™ recognition!