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CONDITIONS OF
ENTRY & RULES

Open Group

The contestants for Open Group I & II are required to produce the jewelry designs if the design sketches are chosen to enter the final judging stage. Moreover, the finalists have to request the sponsorship from a Hong Kong / overseas registered jewelry company for the jewelry pieces’ productions. On receipt of the jewelry the organizer is responsible for the jewelry insurance fee until the end of the competition or the date that the entries are returned, whichever is earlier.

Computer Aided Design

Contestants can participate in this category either personally or by being nominated by a Hong Kong / overseas registered company.


  • Contestants must not submit more than TWO entries in each participating group.
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you once you have successfully submitted the application. Please submit the confirmation email together with the original copy of the artwork.
  • There are no admission fees.

Open Group

Each entry must be hand sketched.

Computer Aided Design

Each entry must be a printed copy, including the 3D view, the front view, the side view and the bird’s eye view.

  • The entries from all participating groups should be sketched or printed on A4 size paper and mounted on A4 size black cardboard.
  • The material and value of the jewelry pieces should be declared on the application form. The organizer reserves the right to analyze the jewelry pieces and disqualify pieces that do not meet the competition’s criteria or that have been falsified.
  • The design sketches and the jewelry pieces should not show the contestant names, the sponsoring companies, the registered trademark or the company logo.
  • Entries should not be used for any promotional purposes without the organizer’s approval.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of the organizer will be final.

PARTICIPATING
GROUPS

There are TWO groups


 

Open Group

1

Open Group I
(Material Price: Under USD 5,000)

2

Open Group II
(Material Price: USD 5,000 or above)

  • Entries should fall into one of the following categories: ring, earrings, pendant, brooch, bangle, bracelet, necklace, jewelry set and jewelry range. Furthermore, the value of the jewelry item should be declared clearly on the application form.
  • All entries are required to use precious metals and/or different natural materials; the organizer reserves the right to disqualify entries that do not meet the criteria outlined or falsify information.

Computer Aided Design

  • The entries can be produced with any kind of computer software.
  • The contestants from this category do not need to produce the jewelry pieces.
  • The entries have no restrictions on style, design or choice of jewelry item
  • The entries must fulfill the following requirements :

    a. Realistic picture
    b. Express the unique features of the precious stones and metals
    c. Create the light shading setting and rendering setting
    d. Present the jewelry design in a three-dimensional shape
     

DEADLINE


The application form with the entries must be submitted to the HKJMA office on or before
18 May, 2018 (Friday)

(Unit G, 2/F., Kaiser Estate Phase 2, 51 Man Yue Street, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong)
 

JUDGING

Preliminary in
June 2018

Judging Criteria

Open Group

i.Design Concept / Interpretation40%
ii.Aesthetics and
Craftsmanship
20%
iii.Sales Potential and
Wearability
20%
iv.Creativity20%

Computer Aided Design

i.Computer Techniques
 
40%
ii.Creativity
 
25%
iii.Aesthetics
 
25%
iv.Relevance to the theme10%
  • Each group must receive at least 20 applications. Otherwise, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the participating group.
  • The judges will select 18 finalists in each participating group and the finalists will be notified by mid-June by mail/e-mail. All the finalists’ jewelry pieces (【open group】 only) must be submitted to HKJMA office on or before 17 Aug, 2018 (Friday).
  • The judging panel (100%) will consider the above criteria in the selection of 5 Hand Sketch Merits in 【open Group】 (The winners of the Hand Sketch Merits will not be repeated.)

Final judging stage on
15 September, 2018 (Saturday)
at “September Hong Kong
Jewellery & Gem Fair”

Open Group

i.Design Concept / Interpretation40%
ii.Aesthetics and
Craftsmanship
20%
iii.Sales Potential and
Wearability
20%
iv.Creativity20%

Computer Aided Design

i.Computer Techniques
 
40%
ii.Creativity
 
25%
iii.Aesthetics
 
25%
iv.Relevance to the theme10%
  • The finalists’ jewelry pieces ( 【open group】 only) will be displayed at the “September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair” between 14 September – 18 September 2018.
  • The judging panel (100%) will consider the above criteria in the selection of the Champion and 3 Merits in each participating group.

WINNER
ANNOUNCEMENT


Official result announcement and the award presentation will be held at “JMA Hong Kong 2018” between 29 November– 2 December, 2018.
 

 

AWARDS


  • One Champion and three Merits will be selected for each participating group:【Open Group I】, 【Open Group II】&【Computer Aided Design】
  • 5 Hand Sketch Merits will be selected by the judging panel for【Open Group】(The winners will not be repeated).
  • Each judge is eligible to vote only once for one “Best Market Value Award” and one “Best Craftsmanship Award” from the finalists of【Open Group】.
  • The voting for My Favorite Jewelry Design Award will take place during 14 September – 18 September 2018 at the “September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair”. The show visitors are eligible to vote only once from the finalists of【Open Group】.
  Sponsoring Company Designer
Champion
A winner’s trophy

Complimentary advertisement
(one standard page) in the HKJE magazine in 2 series1

【Open Group I】& 【Open Group II】 will be awarded with:
  • Special report in newspapers / magazines / HKJE magazine
  • Publicity in “JMA Hong Kong 2018”
A winner’s trophy

 
 
【Open Group I】&
【Open Group II】
【Computer Aided Design】
  • Cash prize of HK$20,000
  • Tahiti Study Tour
    (value over HK$50,000)2
  • Cash prize of HK$6,000
  • 3D Printer
    (value over HK$40,000)
 3 Merits  
A winner’s trophy

Complimentary advertisement
(one standard page) in the HKJE magazine in 1 series1

【Open Group I】& 【Open Group II】 will be awarded with:
  • Publicity in “JMA Hong Kong 2018”
 
A winner’s trophy

 
 
【Open Group I】&
【Open Group II】
【Computer Aided Design】
  • Cash prize of HK$8,000
  • Cash prize of HK$2,000
  • One year free Resin Printing Service
    (a total of HK$10,000) 3
 5 Hand Sketch Merits  
N/A
 
【Open Group 】- Cash prize of HK$2,000
 1 Best Market Value Award  
A winner’s trophy
Cash prize of HK$10,000
 
N/A
 1 Best Craftsmanship Award  
A winner’s trophy
Cash prize of HK$20,000
 
N/A
 1 My Favorite Jewelry Design Award  
N/A
 
A winner’s trophy
Cash prize of HK$2,000
     
  1. The winning companies should provide the advertising artwork and select one series in March and September 2019 to publish.
  2. Tahiti is famous for her natural beauty. The Open Group champion will be awarded a five to seven - day study tour sponsored by Tahitian Pearl Association Hong Kong (TPAHK), including visits, round-trip economy airfare, hotel accommodation and an interpreter. After the tour, the winners will join a group activity arranged by the organizer/sponsor to share their experience, and design a piece of jewelry with Tahitian Pearl. The design will be owned by TPAHK. It may be used by TPAHK in any manner. Should any dispute arise, the decision of TPAHK will be final.
  3. Sponsored by 3D Plus Printing HK Ltd., Size: 96 mm X54 mm X100mm, once a day, 50 times in total.

 


 

PROMOTIONAL
ACTIVITIES
AWARDED
TO THE WINNERS

  • The finalist jewelry pieces will be displayed at “JMA Hong Kong 2018”.
  • The organizer will publish a monthly calendar and a special brochure “JMA International Jewelry Design Competition 2018” for winning pieces with around 4,500 copies, which will be distributed at several large-scale international jewelry exhibitions.
  • The winning pieces and information about the sponsoring company will be published in the Jewelry Business Directory and the HKJE magazine.
  • The winning pieces will be published in the 2019 February series of JNA (Jewellery Media).
  • The winning pieces will be published on the competition website.
  • The winning pieces may be displayed at overseas jewelry fair(s).
  • The organizer will retain the rights for the Conditions of Entry & Rules, printing, publishing and exhibition.

COPYRIGHT &
IMPORTANT
DISCLAIMER


  • The concepts and designs of the entries must not be involved in any plagiarism or infringement of copyrights or other laws.
  • The organizer will not be held responsible for infringement of copyright or patent law regarding the entries. All entries must be original designs. Entries will be disqualified if they have been previously submitted to other competitions and publicly displayed.
  • The organizer shall exercise due care to prevent damage during handling and returning the entries.
  • The organizer will take no responsibility or liability for damages resulting from any unforeseen circumstance. Therefore contestants should consider and arrange insurance appropriately.

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