Introducing the gateway to the world of jewellery market
Singapore Jewellery Design Award (SJDA) is a vocational service programme initiated by Singapore Jewellers Association (SJA) with the principal purpose of advancing the art of budding jewellery designers in an international arena.
SJDA is the premier & Singapore’s only Jewellery award competition inviting participation of students from the art schools. It seeks to create a confluence of talented, promising & aspiring designers in order to enable market exposure as well as exchanges between the students.
To bridge the gap between the ideas of young talents & the reality of established markets, SJDA gives a rare opportunity for the winning designs to be manufactured into stunning jewellery pieces that will be marketed & sold abreast some esteemed names in the market today.
These wining designs get a golden chance of being showcased during the Singapore Jewellery and Gem Fair.
The contest is divided into three (3) major categories.
The participants will face a challenging preliminary round. Only top 30 designs will proceed to a decisive final round & compete for the winning position.
• All the entries are to be submitted online.
• This contest is open to all the students of Arts schools
• Every participant can send up to a maximum of fifteen designs (5 in each category)
• All the designs must be original
• Designs will be judged on the basis of their authenticity, practicality & creativity
• A total of thirty top designs (10 from each category) will be selected for the next round of the competition.
• Top thirty (30) (10 from each category) selected winners from the preliminary round will compete for the prestigious win.
• After a comprehensive assessment of all the designs by our esteemed judges, one (1) winner & two (2) runners up from every category will be chosen. That makes a total of three (3) winners & six (6) runner ups.
• As for the marketing viability of the design, the manufacturing sponsor will provide advice on all thirty (30) designs to the contestants. Based on these advices, the finalists maybe required to submit the revised designs in hard copies for the final judging. The original concepts of the designs however, will remain unchanged.