IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards

GLORY your creation deserves...

INFORMATION

COMPETING TITANS OF THE INDUSTRY

JJS-IJ Jewellers’ Choice Design Awards 2017 will see the greatest talent in the industry get into the ring with extraordinary pieces of jewellery, the most refined form of art and luxury. This is your chance to compete with the best, enjoy the limelight and emerge victorious as jewellery retailers across the country vote for your designs.

COLISEUM OF EXPOSURE

The awards will be endorsed extensively across the country, through numerous media to amplify the partaking as well as voting by retailers. The electronic and print media is sure to give the awards an extensive coverage, just like previous years. 

Your Designs will be viewed by Jewellery Retailers’ across India and voting will be done by them on a secure online voting platform.

The top three or five vote-getters in each category will be presented for the second round of Voting by the Jury. The Jury Panel will consist of the who's who of Jewellery Trade along with some celebrated names from other creative fields. 

Chances to be winner of first All India Design Competition

Winners will be awarded at the Award Ceremony on December 23, 2017

Winning designs will be printed in a special supplement of the Awards in January and will be featured in different media across the board.

The television airing of the Award Ceremony will be featured on CNBC Awaaz. 

PAN INDIA PROMOTIONAL MULTIPLE WAYS OF VOTING

The awards will be promoted extensively to maximize the participation as well as voting by retailers and Jury Panel. This will ensure transparent and fair judging of entries, and bring a lot of publicity to winners          

To simplify the voting process, retailers will be allowed to choose from a variety of voting options like computers, iPads, smart phones and voting forms.

ENTRY TYPES

PRODUCT CATEGORIES - These are only for Jewellery Manufacturers to participate in.
BEST OF THE BEST CATEGORIES - 
These are only for Jewellery retailers to participate in.

Please read out list of category requirements in the Official Rules before entering your piece to ensure that it is eligible.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (Product Categories & Best of the Best Categories)


• Complete one entry form for each piece entered for each category in which you enter it. Make certain all fields are complete and accurate before submitting.
• All entries must be accompanied by photograph(s) and payment in full.

PHOTO SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. Submit photos of finished jewellery only. All photos must be submitted on CD along with your entry form. We require TIF/JPEG files, 300 dpi for reproduction at 8x10 inches MINIMUM. No prototypes or CAD drawings. Photos must be in black/white background.
2. Please include a color print for color reproduction and to ensure we use the correct image.
3. Each photo must contain only one piece of Jewellery: the piece entered. Do not include lines or collections.
4. You can submit up to 4 different photos of the piece you're entering (we suggest highlighting your piece from various angles). Indicate your number one photo choice; the other three photos will only be visible to retailers when they click on your photo to enlarge.
5. The photographs and copy you supply will be used in all Jewellers' Choice online and print products.
6. Photographs must be in Black Background only.
We suggest you have professional photographs taken of your piece, and proof all copy before submission.
We cannot change your copy after receipt.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES & SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICES

You may enter as many categories as you wish; however, a separate entry form, photo and fee must be submitted for each piece and category. Submit photos of finished Jewellery only. Semi-mounts must be shown with center stone. All products submitted must be commercially available. No prototypes of CAD drawings will be accepted. Price categories are based on suggested retail.

Please read out list of category requirements in the Official Rules before entering your piece to ensure that it is eligible.

The Product Categories

CATEGORY
SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE
Diamond Jewellery
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Coloured Stone Jewellery
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Gold Jewellery
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Accessory Jewellery of the Year
Temple Jewellery of the year
Theme based Jewellery of the Year - Mechanical
Couture Jewellery
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Men’s Jewellery of the Year

The Best of the Best Categories

CATEGORY
SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE
Best Necklace Design
Under 10,00,000  |   Over Rs. 10,00,000  |  
Best Ring Design
Under Rs. 2,50,000  |   Over Rs. 2,50,000  |  
Best Bracelet Design
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Best Earring Design
Under Rs. 5,00,000  |   Over Rs. 5,00,000  |  
Best Bridal Design
Under 15,00,000  |   Over Rs. 15,00,000  |  
Men’s Jewellery of the Year
Accessory Jewellery of the Year
Temple Jewellery of the year
Theme based Jewellery of the Year - Mechanical

THE 2017 IJ JEWELLERS' CHOICE DESIGN AWARDS OFFICIAL RULES

All participants and voter should carefully read the official rules of the awards and adhere to them to make sure that their entries or votes are qualified. To read the official rules of the awards,click here