OPEN GROUP
Open Group I
Open Group II
  • HKD 500 entry fee for per sketch submission.
  • Material Price: Under USD5,000.
  • The value of the jewelry item should be declared clearly on the application form.
  • The entries have no restrictions on style, design or choice of jewelry item.
  • Participants are responsible for producing the design drafts into physical jewelry pieces after the Preliminary.
  • 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.
  • All entries must be original designs. Finalists should provide the photo record of the production process of the jewelry, including "Casting", "Modeling", "Inlaying" and "Plating".
  • All the Open Group finalists MUST participate the "Best Interpretation Movie Award".
  • HKD 500 entry fee for per sketch submission.
  • Material Price: USD 5,000 or above.
  • The value of the jewelry item should be declared clearly on the application form.
  • The entries have no restrictions on style, design or choice of jewelry item.
  • Participants are responsible for producing the design drafts into physical jewelry pieces after the Preliminary.
  • 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.
  • All entries must be original designs. Finalists should provide the photo record of the production process of the jewelry, including "Casting", "Modeling", "Inlaying" and "Plating".
  • All the Open Group finalists MUST participate the "Best Interpretation Movie Award".
JUDGING CRITERIA
PRELIMINARY JUDGING CRIERIA
40%
Design Concept / Interpretation
20%
Sales Potential and Wearability
20%
Creativity
20%
Relevance to the theme
FINALS JUDGING CRIERIA
20%
Design Concept / Interpretation
20%
Aesthetics and Craftsmanship
20%
Sales Potential and Wearability
20%
Creativity
20%
The Movie Making of the "Best Interpretation Movie Award"
  • The judges will select 18 finalists in each participating group and the finalists will be notified via e-mail by in June.
  • All [Open Group] finalists MUST participate to the "Best Interpretation Movie Award". Finalists will be notified separately.
  • All [Open Group] finalists’ jewelry pieces must be submitted to the HKJMA office in the middle of September, the exact date will be confirmed with the participants who enter the final stage.
  • The judging panel will consider the above criteria (100%) in the selection of the Champion and 2 Merits in each participating group under [Open Group].
AWARDS
Awards Designer Sponsoring Company
Champion
(1 per Group,
Total of 2 Awards)
Open Group I
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$18,000 Cash Prize
  • 1 Year Free J-HUB Membership
  • Designer's profile will publish on IJDC website for 2 years
  • 1 Month free to display the jewelry in J-HUB' showcase
Open Group I
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$10,000 Cash Prize
  • Company's profile will publish on IJDC website for 2 years
Open Group II
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$22,000 Cash Prize
  • 1 Year Free J-HUB Membership
  • Designer's profile will publish on IJDC website for 2 years
  • 1 Month free to display the jewelry in J-HUB' showcase
Open Group II
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$10,000 Cash Prize
  • Company's profile will publish on IJDC website for 2 years
Merit
(2 per Group,
Total of 4 Awards)
Open Group I
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$10,000 Cash Prize
  • 1 Month Free to display the jewelry in J-HUB' showcase
- Trophy
- Certificate
Open Group II
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$12,000 Cash Prize
  • 1 Month Free to display the jewelry in J-HUB' showcase
- Trophy
- Certificate
Best Interpretation Movie Award 1
(1 per Group, Total of 2 Awards)
Open Group I
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$5,000 Cash Prize
Open Group II
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$5,000 Cash Prize
Best Craftsmanship Award
(1 Only)
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$10,000 Cash Prize
  • Company profile will publish on IJDC Website for 2 years
  • 1 Month Free to display the jewelry in J-HUB' showcase
Best Popularity Jewelry Award 2
(1 Only)
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • HK$5,000 Cash Prize
Top 30 Finalists 3
  • Certificate
  • HK$2,000 Cash Prize
  1. All the [Open Group] finalists MUST participate to take this part. Finalists will be notified separately for the exact details. Finalists are required to submit a video introducing their artwork (30 seconds). The collected videos will be owned by the organizer and may be used for promotion and broadcast. Finalists will be notified separately for the exact details.
  2. Only applicable to [Open Group] Finalists. Finalists are required to submit one product photo (can be in any mood or background). Finalists will be notified separately for the exact details. Public Voting be hold on the Competition Website.
  3. Only applicable to the [Open Group] Finalists who successfully submitted the physical jewelry and will be awarded to the 30 winners with the highest scores in the [Open Group] (including both Open Group I & Open Group II).
CALENDAR
2 Jun 2024
Application Deadline
Jun 2024
Preliminary in middle of June
Jun 2024
The finalists will be notified via e-mail in June
Sep 2024
Submitted jewelry pieces to HKJMA office in the middle of September
Oct 2024
Finals in end of October
28 Nov 2024 -
1 Dec 2024
Winner Announcement and Award Presentation
Conditions of Entry & Rules
  1. Refunds will not be issued once an entry is confirmed. In the event that entries are withdrawn, disqualified, or not being selected will NOT be entitled to a refund.
  2. The true proportion of the sketch must be clearly stated in the design (For example: "Scale: 1:1").
  3. Four-sided graphics (stereo, front, side, and aerial view) are optional to all sketches, but each submission must only include a ONE-page single-sided A4-sized draft (297mm x 210mm; regardless of the number of jewelry pieces or views shown).
  4. The sketches and the jewelry pieces should not show the contestant's name, the sponsoring company, the registered trademark, or the company logo.
  5. Sketches and jewelry pieces should not be used for any promotional purposes without the organizer's approval.
  6. 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.
  7. Each group must receive at least 20 entries. Otherwise, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the participating group, and the matter of refund will be handled individually.
  8. Contestant should be reminded of the followings:
    • [Sketch Group] The application form should be completed and signed by the applicant. It is not necessary to fill in the sponsoring company information.
    • [Open Group] Finalist entries must be sponsored by a local, overseas, or China registered jewelry company to sponsor their production, making the selected sketch into physical jewelry pieces.
    • [Open Group] 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.
    • [Open Group] The physical jewelry pieces have to conform to the design artwork. If the jewelry design is found to be altered without authorization, the organizer reserves the right to disqualify the finalist.
    • [Open Group] The material value of the jewelry pieces must be honestly declared. For any discrepancy, the organizer reserves the right to request the relevant proof and to shift its participating group and/or disqualify the finalist entry.
    • Those who participate in the [Open Group] can also participate in the [Hand Sketch Group] or [Computer Aided Design Group] with the same sketch. Applicants only need to indicate the options clearly on the application form.
  9. 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 the 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 in any place, including Hong Kong, overseas, and China before our result announcement, i.e., the end of this competition. 
    • The organizer shall exercise due care to prevent damage during handling and returning the jewelry pieces.
  10. All entries must be drawn by the contestant himself/herself. If any AI (Artificial Intelligence) design being found, the contestant will be disqualified.
  11. In case of any disputes or violation of the any of the above rules, the decision of the organizer will be final.
  12. The organizer may use both electronic and physical methods for preview / display / scoring. Therefore, for entries submitted online, artwork will be color printed ; for entries submitted by post or in person, artwork will be scanned. The quality of the print / scan version of the artwork is not guaranteed under any circumstances.
  13. The prize of all overseas awardees will be sent in Hong Kong Dollars by telegraphic transfer (TT), and the organizer can only remit to the account of major currencies in Hong Kong (e.g. HKD, CNY, USD, EUR, GBP, etc.), all local/ overseas remittance bank charges are to be borne by the recipients.
  14. All the notification and updates about JMA International Jewelry Design Competition will be sent via email, please pay attention to the contact email regularly, if you lose the qualification due to personal negligence, we will not compensate any loss.
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Promotional Activities Awarded to the Winners
  • The finalist jewelry pieces will be displayed at "JMA Hong Kong International Jewelry Show" (28 Nov to 1 Dec 2024)
  • The awardees will have the opportunity to be invited to participate the JMA Anniversary Dinner and receive the award in the Presentation Ceremony.
  • The organizer retains the rights for the Conditions of Entry & Rules, printing, publishing and exhibition.
  • The winning and finalist jewelry pieces and information about the sponsoring company will be published in website (https://www.jmadesigncompetition.org) or any social media related to the organizers.
JMA INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY DESIGN COMPETITION 2024 - MASTERY