JOR – 12 witnessed a unique range of creative expressions from the various participants. The entries were invited from all who are creative and want to showcase it on one of the biggest platform for gems and jewellery industry from all over India. This competition acknowledges and promotes young talent and also provides them an avenue to explore opportunities in the G& J Trade. In alignment to the current scenario of G& J industry this Year’s overall theme was “Revival for Contemporary” and two sub themes were “Next Generation Jewellery” and “Fusion Jewellery”.

REVIVAL FOR CONTEMPORARY

Moving towards modern lifestyle designers are exploring a world of innovation and bridging the gap between the past and future so that ancient traditions can seek a revival through new age technology. The Theme focused to create a platform where traditional techniques are merged with next generation creates a range of design concepts that preserves the originality of craftsmanship and fulfils the essentials for international jewellery market and global appeal.

Fusion Jewellery

Design an exquisite piece of jewellery showcasing the richness of the past blended with contemporary culture. The piece should be one of its kinds and reflect the rich cultural creativity. Two concepts have to be blended to form a piece like Victorian and Jadau, Jadau and contemporary, plain gold and Contemporary, etc. It is compulsory to use a maximum of 10 Carat diamonds along with coloured stones creatively. This collection must also be realized by using precious metal and gem stones to demonstrate your creativity. You can also use Carved Gem stones and polki’s to further value add the overall appeal, however it is not mandatory.

Next Generation Jewellery

Design a new age Jewellery Piece/Accessory blended with traditional techniques. The piece should be an expression of the individuals creativity filtered through antiquity. Use precious or semi-precious metals and gemstones in design and accentuate or highlight it by using a maximum of 5 ct diamonds. They were free to use other materials like Bakelite, Resin, Wood, Leather, Yarn, etc. However the focus should be to create eclectic appeal.

Fusion Jewellery

Next Generation Jewellery

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