Who can participate in The Artisan - Jewellery Design Awards 2014?
Entry is open to an individual or an individual partnering with a company. No company will be allowed to participate without an individual. Both the individual and the company will get due recognition.
How many sketches/entries can I submit?
An individual can submit a maximum of 2 sketches under 2 categories and a company can submit 4 sketches in total — under 4 categories (i.e. two individuals can participate per company). Jewellery designs can be submitted under any of the following categories: • Monochromatic Magic • Golden Glory • Colourama • The Avant-Garde
What ornaments are eligible for The Artisan?
Only wearable ornaments. No accessories.
How do I register myself for The Artisan?
You need to submit your participation application online, as applications are accepted ONLY through the online process. Once you complete your online process; you need to print the acknowledgement and paste it to the original sketch to be submitted. The original sketch should be made on an A3 size sheet, mounted on thick card paper and should be sent to the GJEPC office on or before 15th August, 2014. Please do not frame or laminate the sketch.
Will scanned or emailed sketches be accepted?
Scanned or emailed sketches will not be accepted.
What is the deadline of submitting sketches?
The deadline for submitting sketches is August 15, 2014.
How should I send the sketches?
The original sketch has to be sent to the GJEPC office on or before August 15, 2014, which has to be made on an A3 size sheet mounted on thick card paper. Please do not frame or laminate the sketch.
What is the participation fee?
Entry to the competition is free.
Can I use an existing sketch/piece, which has been submitted to some other competition?
Any sketch/piece submitted to any other jewellery design competition will be instantly disqualified.
As an individual if I go to the next level which is manufacturing, what happens if I don’t have support to fabricate the product?
The Council has tied up with a few manufacturers who will fabricate the product on your behalf.