For anyone who’s held a piece of metal and felt sparks fly. Or for those who’ve looked at a stone and saw time stand still. The Saul Bell Design Award invites you to pick up your tools and seize your moment. Since launching in 2001, the Saul Bell Design Award has become one of the most sought-after honors for jewelers and metalsmiths worldwide. Now it’s your time to shine.


Meet the 2018 Winners

Meet the artists and see their work—selected as the best of the best among entries submitted worldwide by our panel of industry-renowned judges.


The judges of the Saul Bell Design Award competition bring a broad range of perspectives from across the jewelry industry. They are accomplished and respected bench jewelers and designers, innovators and educators at leading industry organizations, and experts in their craft. The first judging is based on the photos and descriptions submitted by entrants. In the final round, the judges examine each finished finalist pieces by hand and on a model.