The Jewellery Design Awards are back!


We are excited to announce the Jewellery Design Awards (JDA) will return to our 2019 event.

These Awards represent our opportunity, as an industry, to recognise both the up-and-comers as well as the established jewellery making professionals, and to celebrate the best of the best in Australian and New Zealand craftsmanship.


The Award Categories:

1st & 2nd Year Apprentice/ Student Award

3rd & 4th Year Apprentice/Student Award

Australian Opal Award

Bridal Award

CAD / CAM / Cast Award

Coloured Gemstone Award

Diamond Award

Men’s Accessories & Jewellery

Pearl Award

Precious Metal Award


From the entries received a panel of judges, selected for their own knowledge and expertise within the industry, will identify the Award Finalists. Finalists will have the opportunity to be showcased in an interactive display at the International Jewellery Fair 2019 held at ICC Sydney, with cash prizes to be won.

The Awards will be presented during a gourmet canape style event held on the show floor from 4:30pm on Sunday 25th August 2019.


Entries open from early April.

Further details regarding our judges, sponsorship opportunities, prizes  and more to be announced shortly.


News released: 22nd February 2019