Choose one of the categories listed below as the foundation of your piece, and integrate any additional stones or materials you wish into your design. Submitted pieces must be wearable jewelry (except in the hollowware/art objects category) and must be composed of at least 75% of the material specified in the chosen category. The piece may not have won an award in any other competition prior to entry submission.
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. Must be your original jewelry design.
The predominant metal within the submission is silver or Argentium® Silver or a combination of both. May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled or created with any combination of techniques. A special prize, sponsored by Argentium International Limited, will be awarded to the top-ranking submission using Argentium as the predominant material. Must be your original jewelry design.
Includes vessels and non-wearable objects made of precious metal using one or a combination of craft techniques to include spinning, drawing, forging, raising, repoussé, and forming or otherwise onstructed primarily from milled stock. Decorative cast components can be incorporated. Must be your original design.
Sponsored by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, developer and manufacturer of PMC®. The predominant material can be any form of metal clay. Must be your original jewelry design.
The predominant surface material must be enamel. Use glass-based enamels and fire on any type of metal. Must be your original jewelry design.
The predominant design elements are beads, pearls or other strung ornaments. Beads may be any material. Must be your original jewelry design and assembly.