The New Jeweller Heritage Jewellery Design Competition & Awards 2017

Revives the Jewellery heritage of UAE and the Arab World as Top 10 winners receive accolades

Presented by Jawhara Jewellery Group, Powered by GIA, Supported by Dubai Design & Fashion Council and partnered by Zayed University

Winners Pictures


The Last day of the VOD Dubai Jewellery show witnessed the revival of history as young and talented jewellery designers were recognised for their creativity and design. Over a 3 month long activity starting with announcement of the New Jeweller heritage Jewellery design competition to awarding the TOP 10 winners, the journey has been an interesting one with jewellery designers from over 14 countries worldwide showcasing their work of art creating magnificent jewellery designs inspired by the Heritage, Tradition and Culture of the Arab world. Top 10 winning jewellery designs were manufactured by Jawhara Jewellery Group and displayed at the awards venue.

An eminent panel of judges comprising of Mr Tamjid Abdullah, Dy CEO and Board of Director, Jawhara Jewellery Group, Ms NirupaBhat, Managing Director GIA India and the Middle East, Ms LailaSuhail, CEO, Dubai Design and Fashion Council, Ms Aisha Rashid, Head of Precious metals and stones department, Dubai Central laboratory and Ms NaidaAkaeva, Asst Professor, Zayed University filtered the contestants through an automated marking system to come out with TOP 10 winners.  Over a process of automated judging TOP 10 winners were decided and invited to attend the first edition of the New Jeweller Heritage Jewellery Design Competition and Awards celebration held at the VOD Dubai Jewellery Show on the 18th November 2017.

The awards celebration was attended by eminent personalities and dignitaries from the various ministerial departments of Dubai and UAE, Industry stalwarts, and Educationists. Mr A Subramanian – Subbu, convenor of the competition and awards and editor of the New Jeweller Group opined,” The first edition of the New Jeweller Heritage Design Competition & Award has brought together jewellery designers from over 14 countries worldwide in a single platform and this phenomenon is only going to grow in the coming years. It is important to take the Heritage Jewellery Designs of the UAE and the Arab world globally to renew its position of supremacy”.