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PLEASE NOTE: We are in the process of finalizing the outstanding entries and will announce to all entrants whether they are finalists or not shortly.

MORE THAN $80,000 IN PRIZES

The Jewellery Design Awards will be held at the 2017 International Jewellery Fair at the brand new International Convention Centre, Sydney.

The awards offers a profile boosting opportunity like no other, the chance for an Australian jewellery designer to showcase their entire range at the most prestigious international jewellery event, Baselworld.

A total of $80,000 in prizes. The winner of the ‘Supreme Award’ will receive two business class tickets and four nights accommodation to Baselworld 2018, plus a full page advertisement in The Australian Women’s Weekly*

Entries will be accepted in the following categories:

1ST & 2ND YEAR APPRENTICE/STUDENT
Sponsored by
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3RD & 4TH YEAR APPRENTICE/STUDENT
Sponsored by
Pandora_Logo100mm_Black-NOPAYOFF

 

AUSTRALIAN OPAL AWARD
Sponsored by
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BRIDAL AWARD
Sponsored by

Cosmopolitan Bride Logo (2) (2)

 

CAD/CAM/CAST AWARD
Sponsored by
Chemgold

 

COLOURED GEMSTONE AWARD
Sponsored by
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DIAMOND AWARD
Sponsored by
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FAIR VISITOR CHOICE
(NO FEE REQUIRED. OPEN TO FINALISTS)
Sponsored by
JIA Logo.ai

 

MEN’S ACCESSORIES & JEWELLERY
Sponsored by

PWB Australia Greyscale

 

PEARL AWARD
Sponsored by

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PRECIOUS METAL AWARD
Sponsored by

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SUPREME AWARD WINNER
The entry that receives the highest point score out of all of the finalists will be determined as the ‘Supreme Award Winner’


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Please note: Designers may enter as many categories as they wish. Each category entered into requires a separate application and each entry incurs a $50 fee. This fee includes entry to the Awards evening for one person per entry.

Entrants will be judged on the following criteria:

• Relevance to the design theme
• The intelligent use of materials, stones and sizes
• How the jewellery is presented in a retail environment and its commercial viability

Thanks to our amazing sponsors all category winners will be taking home prizes which will substantially benefit their business.

The Awards, will recognise both up and comers and established jewellery making professionals. The various categories ensure inclusion of the entire industry and that all immaculate craftsmanship is highlighted. All prizes on offer are category specific and aim to help the businesses and designers who enter.

Finalists will be showcased in an interactive display at the International Jewellery Fair 2017 at ICC Sydney. This is also where the Fair Visitors’ Choice Award will be decided.
* Advertisement insertion date at The Australian Women’s Weekly discretion

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

Our judging panel will evaluate and mark each entry based on the following judging criteria:

  • Relevance to the design theme
  • The intelligent use of materials, stones and sizes
  • How does the Jewellery present in a retail environment? Is it commercially viable?

 

Specific scoring criteria is as follows:

    1. Originality of the design                                     Scoring range 1-10 points
    2. Creativity and innovativeness of design                Scoring range 1-10 points
    3. Practicality in producing the actual piece              Scoring range 1-10 points
    4. Wear-ability of the finished product                      Scoring range 1-10 points
    5. Commercial aspect of the finished piece               Scoring range 1-10 points

Maximum points available = 50