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2012 Saul Bell Design Award Winners

The 12th annual Saul Bell Design Award Competition challenged designers to unleash their imaginations and create innovative designs in any of six categories.
Gold/Platinum
The predominant metal is gold, platinum or a combination of both.
May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled, or any combination of techniques.
Must be your original design.
Grand prize—Gold/Platinum
Robin Waynee
Santa Fe, NM
Second Place—Gold/Platinum
Erik Stewart
Tucson, AZ
Hollowware
A vessel that is spun, drawn, forged and/or raised. May incorporate decorative cast
or fabricated components into the design. The medium is predominantly silver and/or gold.
First Place—Hollowware
Tom Ferrero
Windsor, CT
Second Place—Hollowware
Steve Midgett
Frankilin, NC
Silver/Argentium® Silver
The predominant metal is silver. May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled
or any combination of techniques. Must be your original design.
First Place—Silver/Argentium® Silver
Chihiro Makio
Somerville, MA
Second Place—Silver/Argentium® Silver
Brian Quigley
South Portland, ME
Enamel
The predominant surface material must be enamel.
Use glass-based enamels and fire on any type of metal.
Must be your original design and construction.
First Place—Enamel
Kristin Holeman
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Second Place—Enamel
Jennifer Park
Budd Lake, NJ
Beads
The predominant design elements are beads, pearls, or other strung ornaments.
Beads may be any material. Must be your original design or assembly.
First Place—Beads
Marina Babic
Toronto, ON Canada
Second Place—Beads
Le Bibelot
Brooklyn, NY
Metal Clay
The predominant material is either silver, gold, bronze or copper metal clay.
Must be the designer's original design.
First PlaceMetal Clay
Christi Anderson
Marana, AZ
Second Place—Metal Clay
Susan Silvy
Parkville, MO
Emerging Artist
We invite members of the jewelry or hollowware community and students of a jewelry
or hollowware training program to embrace the challenge and take part in the 11th
annual Saul Bell Design Award competition.
First Place—Emerging Artist
Sherry Wan

Ann Arbor, MI
Second Place
Emerging Artist
Drew Abts
Lake Tapps, WA
Third Place—Emerging Artist
Jay Baker
Sandpoint, ID