International competition

48th German Award for Jewellery and Precious Stones Idar-Oberstein 2017

Theme of this year’s competition is: ”just an illusion”

Gemstone design has first priority. Accepted are unmounted gemstones, gemstones in finished jewellery (in this case only precious metals are allowed), gemstone objects and gemstone sculptures. The use of synthetic gems is not admitted!

The competition is open to all jewellery and gemstone designers as well as gold- and silversmiths both domestic and from abroad.
Only finished items – no drawings – may be submitted. Each entrant may submit a maximum of four entries; however, no entrant may be awarded more than two prizes.
Three prizes of a total amount of 8,000 Euro will be awarded:
1st prize of       4,000 Euro
2nd prize of       2,500 Euro
3rd prize of       1,500 Euro
The jury will judge the submitted items particularly by the idea, realisation of the theme, design and quality of craftsmanship.
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