Rules for Entry:

Rules related to entries include the following:

  1. Entrants are invited to design and manufacture a pair of earrings, which can be sold commercially. No other variations will be accepted.
  2. Entrants will be required to submit the following:
    2.1 A fully manufactured pair of earrings. No renderings or technical drawings will be required.
    2.2 A description of the item and the materials utilised (refer to the Entry Form)
    2.3 A short paragraph on the inspiration for the design within the theme (refer to the Entry Form)
  3. Each entrant may enter only 1 piece in one of the categories.
  4.  Any material may be utilised such as precious metals, brass, wood,  plastic, copper, diamonds, synthetics, enamel etc.
  5. The item needs to be a wearable, commercial item. No ramp pieces will be accepted.
  6. Designs must be original and may not have been offered for sale, publicly displayed or entered in any previous competitions.
  7. There will be a restriction on the retail value of the item of R5000.
  8. The JMASA and the Jewellery Council of SA takes no responsibility for loss or theft whilst jewellery is in its possession. Entrants will therefore  be responsible for insurance of their jewellery.
  9. The JMASA reserves the right to disqualify entries not conforming to all of the above specifications.

HOW TO ENTER:

Entries can be delivered either by hand or couriered to the following address
(NOTE: we are keeping the word ‘jewellery’ out of the address for security
purposes):
The JCSA, The Hamlet, 27 Ridge Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
Inquiries: Bavina Vassan on (011) 484-5528 or via email on
bavinav@jewellery.org.za
Deadline: 10 September 2019

JUDGING:

  1. For the first time in many years, an expert panel of judges will be selected to conduct the judging of the competition. The judges will consist ofindustry experts in manufacturing as well as media and fashion industry.
  2. A winner and 2nd place, as well as 3 finalists will be announced in both the Handmade and CAD categories (10 finalists in total).
  3. The Prize-giving will be held at Jewellex in the Metcon Coffee Shop on Monday, 7th October at 12:00.

PRIZES:

Handmade Category:

The Overall Winner will receive:

  • A Trophy of Excellence sponsored by Ekurhuleni Jewellery Project (EJP)
  • A Certificate of Excellence from the Jewellery Council of SA
  • A Jewellers bench toolkit with manufacturing specific tools, including findings and Cubics, kindly sponsored by Cape Precious Metals (CPM)

A cash prize to the value of R7000.00, kindly sponsored by Metal  Concentrators
(Metcon)

The First Runner Up will receive:

  • A Certificate of Excellence from the Jewellery Council of SA

Silver and Findings to the value of R5000, kindly sponsored by CPM

CAD Category:

The Overall Winner will receive:

  • A Trophy of Excellence sponsored by EJP
  • A Certificate of Excellence from the Jewellery Council of SA
  • A Jewellers bench toolkit with manufacturing specific tools, including  findings and Cubics, kindly sponsored by CPM
  • A cash prize to the value of R7000.00, kindly sponsored by Metcon

The First Runner Up will receive:

  • A Certificate of Excellence from the Jewellery Council of SA
  • Silver and Findings to the value of R5000, kindly sponsored by CPMThe 6 runner-ups (3 in each category) will receive a Certificate of  Excellence from the Jewellery Council of SAAll top 10 winners and runner-ups will receive free membership of Jewellery Manufacturers’ Association of South Africa for one year as well as have free access to the JCSA Trade Test Certificate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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