The Japan Jewellery Design Competition is a biennial event, that has been held since 1965. It is the biggest and the most historic Jewellery Design Competition in Japan. It has been seeking epoch-making jewellery and asking what is the value of jewellery that will lead to nextgeneration. We have held this event internationally several times in the past, and those were good opportunities to discover and assess Japanese jewellery in the global stage. Through out these activities, this competition has been highly acclaimed by both the cultural and the design fields domestically and internationally. We are pleased to announce that it is again open for applicants from all over the world this year. We are aiming at bringing the jewellery to even higher level by searching for innovative jewellery design together, and introduce them to the world.

Japan Jewellery Designers Designers Association (JJDA) is always furthering the development of the biennial jewellery design competitions that have been held since their establishment in 1964 to promote even higher standards of jewellery design. JJDA views jewellery as a form of art design, and value much more than its material value. Based on this concept, JJDA widely calls for entries for finished work and also design drawings. JJDA’s final goal is to establish a firm position within the jewellery world and to cultivate human resources for the next generation by improving standards of Japanese jewellery design by awarding prizewinners.

Deadline: 6.3.2020

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