New deadline for ‘Top Jewelry Designer’ competition


Andy Cline, owner of Cline Jewelers in downtown Edmonds, announced that the deadline has been extended for a new jewelry design competition that is open to all area artists. The winning design will be selected by a local panel of judges, with a first-prize award of $500.

Interested participants should submit an Edmonds-themed pendant/charm design no later than 6 p.m., Thursday, June 30.  Entries must be submitted in person at Cline Jewelers, 105 5th Ave. S. (next to Starbuck’s).  Store hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Contest rules are as follows:

Design Criteria

  • Design should be for an Edmonds-themed pendant/charm no larger than 1 inch in diameter;
  • Any gemstones used in the design must be 2.5 mm or less;
  • Entries are limited to 1 per artist.

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity of design;
  • Adherence to Edmonds theme;
  • Technical merit of design.


  • 1st prize – $500*
  • 2nd prize – $250 Cline Jewelers gift certificate
  • 3rd prize – $100 Cline Jewelers gift certificate

The winning design will be the property of Cline Jewelers. Any questions regarding the contest should be submitted in writing to



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