Fluency, 2012. Mary Lynn Podiluk.
Neckpiece of gold-plated copper, dyed resin, and nylon coated wire. 40.5 x 14 x 2 cm

Fox stealing the eggs, 2012. Lavinia Van Heuvelen
Spoon of sterling silver and walrus ivory. 


The 2012 finalists of the 9th annual National Jewellery Student Competition:

Theresa Duong, Ontario College of Art and Design
Mary Lynn Podiluk, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (Winner)
Mengnan Qu, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Sonja Rosenberg, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Victoria Yez, George Brown College

With a special presentation of Nunavut Arctic College students:

Pudloo Arlooktoo
Elisapee Itulu
Kaajuk Kablalik
Tapaugai Niviaqsi
Joanasie Nuvaqiq
Lavinia Van Heuvelen (
received Honourable Mention)
Ahmie Nauyavik

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Our thanks to this year's gracious jurors: 

Jonathan Browns, Cultural Planner, City of Ottawa

John Cook, Principal, Griffiths, Rankin, Cook Architects

Alan C. Elder, Curator, Canadian Crafts and Design, CMCP

Peter Simpson, Arts Editor at Large, Ottawa Citizen

René Villeneuve, Associate Curator of Canadian Art, NGC