HONG KONG, Feb. 1, 2019
HONG KONG, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The JNA Jewellery Design Competition 2018/19 has shortlisted 15 finalists on January 31st 2019. They will vie for the Grand Prize that includes US$2,000.
Organised by JNA of UBM Asia and sponsored by Crossfor Co Ltd, Platinum Guild International (PGI) and the Tahitian Pearl Association Hong Kong (TPAHK), the competition aims to foster creativity and innovation in jewellery design.
The JNA Jewellery Design Competition 2018/19 judging panel, chaired by renowned jewellery designer Fei Liu, selected 15 finalists and evaluated each entry against the criteria set by the organisers as well as the entries' adherence to the respective themes. The judging panel also includes eminent jewellery designer Robert Tateossian; famous visual artist Bradley Theodore; and publisher and editor-in-chief of the JNA group, Christie Dang. The three category judges are Ida Wong, general manager of TPAHK; Hidetaka Dobashi, founder and CEO of Crossfor; and Suzanne Wong, senior product manager of PGI.
The 2018/19 competition attracted a total of 2,588 entries from jewellery designers and students from 39 countries and regions. There are five finalists in each category -- dancing stone, platinum and Tahitian pearl, respectively. Of the 15 finalists, five are from mainland China; three are from Taiwan; while the rest are from Japan, Egypt, the US, Malaysia, Iran, Italy, and Bulgaria.
The organisers said they were encouraged by the deluge of high-calibre submissions for the 2018/19 competition, saying this injected new concepts into the existing design framework and elevated designs of dancing stone, platinum and Tahitian pearl jewellery.
Winners of the JNA Jewellery Design Competition 2018/19 will be announced in June 2019.
For more information and the list of finalists, please visit our official website at www.jnadesigncompetition.com or our Facebook page @JNAdesigncomp and Instagram @jnadesigncompetition.
List of 15 finalists:
Dancing Stone Category - New Fashion Tech
Heptagram / The Galaxy
Ming Cheng Hsiao
Wudan Zhi Yi
My Childhood Memory
Dancing Facets Pendant
Wang Zi Ting
Platinum Category - Platinum Attitude
Shi Xiao Yu
Si Xing Chang Zai
Chin Ban Loke
Liu Fu Wei
Meng Fan Hua
Ai & Xuanzhuan
Tahitian Pearl Category - Asymmetric Perfection
Chen Hui Ci
Hai Zhong Qing Yuan
THE LEONIDAS MAN SET
Eugene YJ Chen
Joy of Christmas
No particular order for the listing.
About the Organiser
JNA is the flagship publication of UBM Asia's Jewellery Group. Launched in 1983, the highly acclaimed monthly trade magazine delivers the latest and most relevant market information on the international gem and jewellery industry. JNA's insightful reports provide true value that fosters synergies and yields business opportunities within the jewellery industry, while its features on design and its stylish showcases provide a glimpse of upcoming trends.
JNA is owned by UBM Asia Ltd, which combined with Informa PLC in June 2018. UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia.
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