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Fine Jewelry

Jewelry for eternity – timeless, elegant, and with lasting value

Pieces of jewelry with a retail price starting at 1,000 euros can be entered along with details of the materials, price, and special features.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Retail price starting at 1,000 euros

  • Precious materials (e.g. gold, platinum, real colored gemstones, and diamonds)

  • Elegant, timeless design

  • High-quality workmanship

  • A significant amount of work done by hand

It is recommended that corresponding documents, such as a look book or press folder, are also submitted so that the jury can gain a detailed insight into the overall concept.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

Fashion Jewelry

Jewelry that sets accents – the ideal companions to the latest fashion trends

Pieces of jewelry with a retail price less than 1,000 euros can be entered along with details of the materials, price, and special features.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Retail price less than 1,000 euros

  • High-quality workmanship

  • Fashionable design

It is recommended that corresponding documents, such as a look book or press folder, are also submitted so that the jury can gain a detailed insight into the overall concept.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

  • The Finalists
    • concrete jungle

      concrete jungle

    • Les Georgettes by Altesse

      Les Georgettes by Altesse

    • Bernd Wolf

      Bernd Wolf

    • concrete jungle

      concrete jungle

    • Les Georgettes by Altesse

      Les Georgettes by Altesse

    • Bernd Wolf

      Bernd Wolf

Designer of the year

Master of styling – for jewelry featuring a unique design

Any piece of jewelry can be entered along with details of the materials, design concept, and company. The winner will be crowned designer of the year.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Original design concept

  • Artisanal quality

  • Highly distinctive

The jury will evaluate the coherence of the concept based on design, creativity, and original use of materials. It is recommended that corresponding documents, such as a look book or press folder, are also submitted so that the jury can gain a detailed insight into the overall concept.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

  • The Finalists
    • Brigitte Adolph

      Brigitte Adolph

    • Corinna Heller Jewels

      Corinna Heller Jewels

    • IsabelleFa

      IsabelleFa

    • Brigitte Adolph

      Brigitte Adolph

    • Corinna Heller Jewels

      Corinna Heller Jewels

    • IsabelleFa

      IsabelleFa

Desing Newcomer of the Year

The next generation – today’s talent is tomorrow’s master

Any self-made piece of jewelry or watch can be entered along with details of the materials, price, and special features.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Proof of ongoing training or education in an industry-related profession or subject

  • A description of the idea and the production process

  • Proof of completed training or education in an industry-related profession or subject (no longer than two years ago)

The jury will evaluate the quality and creativity as well as the workmanship involved. The winner will be given the opportunity to exhibit at INHORGENTA MUNICH 2020 as part of the “Brand-new” concept and will also receive a €2,000 voucher from UPS/UPS Capital for insurance and shipping solutions, including consulting services.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

Watch Design

A watch like no other – surprising contemporary designs

Any watch can be entered along with details of the materials, price, and special features of the design.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Original design

  • Innovative concept in terms of materials, functionality, technology, or design

  • Highly distinctive

In addition to the quality and innovative nature of the design, use of materials, and functionality, the jury will evaluate the distinctiveness and originality of the concept. It is recommended that corresponding documents, such as a look book or press folder, are also submitted so that the jury can gain a detailed insight into the overall concept.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

Smart & Connected Watch of the Year

Clever times – the smart assistants worn on the wrist

Any current smartwatch or connected watch can be entered along with details of the materials, functionality, and special features.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Relevant and innovative functionality

  • Very comfortable to wear

  • Ease of use

  • Clearly defined benefit for the user compared to other wearables

It is recommended that corresponding documents, such as a look book or press folder, are also submitted so that the jury can gain a detailed insight into the overall concept.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

Next Generation Retail

Better think differently – to secure progress and the future

All trendsetting concepts for the retail trade in the jewelry and watch industry can be submitted. The bricks-and-mortar business with the most convincing concept will be chosen.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • Retail shop for jewelry and watches

  • Market-relevant concepts with future potential

  • Progressive ideas that impress and are realistic

  • Detailed description of concept, realization, and aims

This category focuses on the future of retail in the jewelry and watch industry. Whether digitization, marketing, cross-channel, payment methods, store concepts, or planning operational succession – in times of rapid change, innovative ideas are the guarantors of progress.

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019

  • The Finalists
    • Haarhaus Schmuckerleben

      Haarhaus Schmuckerleben

    • Kinzel & Rall

      Kinzel & Rall

    • Weber Juwelier

      Weber Juwelier

    • Haarhaus Schmuckerleben

      Haarhaus Schmuckerleben

    • Kinzel & Rall

      Kinzel & Rall

    • Weber Juwelier

      Weber Juwelier

Public Choise Award

The prize awarded by the general public – for delighting people at first glance

Any piece of jewelry can be entered along with details of the materials, price, and special features.

Criteria and entry conditions

  • From the current 2018/2019 collection

  • Comprehensive photography

  • Detailed description

Any piece of jewelry from the current 2018/2019 collection can be entered in this category without restriction. The general public will vote for the winner based on the description and photo(s).

Deadline for entries is January 25, 2019