The predominant metal is gold or platinum group metals, including palladium, or a combination of these. May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled or created with any combination of techniques. 

Artist Statement: “Mata Hari” means “eye of the day.” Mata Hari was one of the most controversial figures of the 20th century. An exotic dancer and a double agent of France and Germany during WWI, she was betrayed and executed by France on October 15, 1917. Materials used: 18K yellow, pink and white gold, druzy onyx, white brilliant-cut diamonds and red spinel.  Read More

First Place
“Mata Hari”
Garen Garibian
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Artist Statement: My technique is fabrication; I used sheets of gold, sawing, forging and soldering. This bracelet is formed by around 50 different small pieces that were created individually and soldered together. My inspirations are the forms and color of nature. Materials include 18K and 22K gold, opal, emeralds and diamonds. Read More

Second Place
Rosario Garcia
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States