KarlStittgen_AwardOn September 21, 2009, Karl Stittgen received the 2009 British Columbia Creative Achievement Award of Distinction in Vancouver at the 5th annual BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design. Stittgen, a long-time BC resident and renowned jeweller and goldsmith, was selected for his profound and lasting impact on applied art and design in British Columbia. At the awards ceremony, Premier Gordon Campbell and other dignitaries honoured Karl Stittgen’s “lifetime of creative vision and innovation.”

“Through my work as a jewelry designer I brought joy and beauty into peoples lives” said Karl. “Jewelry is more than just adornment, my jewelry has soul, when a person wears a piece of Stittgen jewelry the piece comes to life.”

View Karl’s video on his design philosophy here.