DEADLINE: 6.6.2019 (Thur)

Open Groups

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

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

  • Entries should fall into one of the following categories: rings, 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.
  • Participants are responsible for producing the design drafts into physical jewelry products 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.

Open Group Rules

  • Finalist entries must be sponsored by a local / overseas registered jewelry company to sponsor their production, making the design artwork into real jewelry pieces.
  • The conveyance of the finalist jewelry products shall be arranged by the participants, including to and fro the organizer address. All procedures and fees for transportation and customs declaration shall be handled by the participants and the organizer shall not be responsible for any of the above.
  • 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.
     
  • 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 entry.
  • Those who participate in the “Open Group” can also participate in the “Hand Sketch Group” or “Computer Aided Design Group” at the same time. Applicants only need to indicate the relevant options clearly on the application form.   

Open Groups
*There are TWO groups

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

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

  • Entries should fall into one of the following categories: rings, 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.
  • Participants are responsible for producing the design drafts into physical jewelry products 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.

 

 

Open Group Rules

  • Finalist entries must be sponsored by a local / overseas registered jewelry company to sponsor their production, making the design artwork into real jewelry pieces.
  • The conveyance of the finalist jewelry products shall be arranged by the participants, including to and fro the organizer address. All procedures and fees for transportation and customs declaration shall be handled by the participants and the organizer shall not be responsible for any of the above.
  • 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.
  • 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 entry.
  • Those who participate in the “Open Group” can also participate in the “Hand Sketch Group” or “Computer Aided Design Group” at the same time. Applicants only need to indicate the relevant options clearly on the application form.   

Awards

  • Each participating group (Open group I & II, Hand Sketch Group, Computer Aided Design Group, Local Student Group) has one champion and three merits.
  • One Best Market Value Award and one Best Craftsmanship Award will be selected among all “Open Group” finalists by “one man one vote“ of the judging panel on the final day.

Awards

Sponsoring Company

Designer

Champion

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy & Media Coverage

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$20,000
Tahiti Study Tour (value over HK$50,000) *1

3 Merits

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy & Media Coverage

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$8,000

Best Market Value Award

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$10,000

N/A

Best Craftsmanship Award

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$10,000

N/A

*1 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.

Awards

  • Each participating group (Open group I & II, Hand Sketch Group, Computer Aided Design Group, Local Student Group) has one champion and three merits.
  • One Best Market Value Award and one Best Craftsmanship Awardwill be selected among all “Open Group” finalists by “one man one vote“ of the judging panel on the final day.

Sponsoring Company

Champion

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy & Media Coverage

3 Merits

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy & Media Coverage

Best Market Value Award

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy Cash Prize – HK$10,000

Best Craftsmanship Award

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy Cash Prize – HK$10,000

Designer

Champion

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$20,000
Tahiti Study Tour (value over HK$50,000) *1

3 Merits

Open Group I, Open Group II:

Winner’s Trophy
Cash Prize – HK$8,000

Best Market
Value Award

N/A

Best Craftsmanship Award

N/A

*1 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.

DEADLINE: 6.6.2019 (Thur)

DEADLINE: 6.6.2019 (Thur)

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