2021-2022 JAA AUSTRALASIAN JEWELLERY AWARDS
No longer will you be the one is 2021 but could it be you in 2022?
The highly-respected biennial JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards are back (after being postponed due to the impacts of COVID).
The JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards celebrate and recognise design, innovation, craftsmanship and marketability in the jewellery industry. They are the ultimate industry awards that reward creativity, skill and technique - the most distinguished program for the Australian and New Zealand jewellery community.
The JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards are the longest running local jewellery design and manufacture competition in Australia and is the only industry run awards program.
In 2021, the Jewellers Association of Australia celebrates 90 years since its founding in 1931 and we are turning the celebrations pink, in honour of the pink diamond. Diamond being the anniversary stone for 90.
We will be recognising the belated milestone, along with the Awards at a soiree on Sunday, 6 February 2022 in Melbourne, where winners of the JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards will be announced.
The Awards are open to Australian and New Zealand citizens and residents only.
Online entry forms open| to Monday, 8 November Pieces accepted from| Tuesday, 26 October Pieces due| Tuesday, 9 November
Finalists notified| Monday, 22 November Awards + JAA 90th Soirée | Sunday, 6 February
Precious Metal | gold + platinum + silver
For over 35 years Chemgold has been supplying jewellery retailers and manufacturers across Australia & New Zealand. Our team of precious metal specialists and engineers use the most advanced technology to achieve the highest quality in the market place, which allows us to guarantee excellent results every time. We understand that quality, personalised service, consistency and attention to detail are the most important factors when meeting the needs of jewellery production. Our range of products and services includes casting, refining, fabricated alloys, findings, bullion, mounts, laser engraving and a comprehensive 10,000+ design catalogue. Chemgold offers a complete one stop for CAD/CAM supporting our customers at every stage – from designing, printing, casting, moulds, finishing and setting. Apart from this we also aim to make customisation easier for clients with our JewelMount collection.
At THE GEM MONARCHY, we aim to make your jewellery transcend the ordinary to the extraordinary, similar to the jewellery of kings and queens of past, present and future, by providing gemstones of the highest quality and lustre.
Based in Adelaide, we are an Accredited Ethical Member of the International Colored Gemstone Association, as well as members of the JAA and GAA. In our family-owned mines and lapidaries more than a hundred independent miners, forty rough selectors and lapidarists work on a full-time roster, to ensure receive more than a thousand carats of faceted gemstones every month. Every single facet of our company is done by our staff, from the mining to the photographing and packaging of our stones to the client, making reliability and trust, our virtue.
THE GEM MONARCHY strives for perfection, stunning gemstones and holistic experience to our service.
The Showcase Jewellers group was established in Australia in 1981 by a group of independent jewellers who banded together to improve their buying power in the industry. Today, Showcase Jewellers is about more than just our buying power – being a member owned company all profits go back to our members. We offer a broad range of world class training and marketing resources all designed with retail in mind. We provide an extensive supplier base at both local and international level, including the latest fashion brands and exclusive in-house diamond brands, all while giving our members the industry’s most generous supplier discounts. Showcase Jewellers stores are independently owned and operated, our purpose is to provide them with the necessities to thrive and grow their business.
JAA Insurance Services (JAAIS) is an innovative broker dedicated to serving the insurance needs of the jewellery industry. With over 40 years’ experience, our insurance professionals will offer you expert advice and ensure that you are protected every step of the way. Give us the opportunity to demonstrate our ability to find you the right insurance products at the right price, saving you time and unnecessary costs. Your business will always be supported with ongoing guidance and needs analysis, and in the event of a claim you will deal with the same broker as you did on day one. JAAIS offers key benefits in the way of competitive premiums, enhanced working policy, local service and claims management plus more.
Australian Jewellers Supplies offers a comprehensive product range and expert personal service to Australian Jewellers. Our mission is to be an extension of your business and jewellery making endeavours and offer the best solutions for all your creative needs.
AJS is proud to provide the jewellery industry with fully stocked showrooms in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. These showrooms also hold our greatest resource - our people! We have unique depth and breadth industry technical experience in our team to offer friendly advice and solutions for every challenge.
We are excited to be the partners and committed supporter of the Australian jewellery industry, sharing in a common goal to advance and celebrate “The Art of Jewellery”!
Peter W Beck, an Australian owned and leading precious metals company, supplies an extensive package of Australian made precious metal products and services to the jewellery industry. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Peter W Beck creates world class Wedding Rings and Jewellery products using only the finest precious metals and stringent quality control techniques to ensure consistent quality and standards.
For manufacturing jewellers, Peter W Beck provides quality casting, CAD and refining services, and alloyed product. For retail jewellers, Peter W Beck offers the most comprehensive range of wedding rings and innovative dress rings as well as a full-colour catalogue and marketing support.
NAJO is an Australian jewellery brand that has been creating sterling silver jewellery for over 30 years. The Najo essence is inspired by the inescapable spirit of Mexico and the superb craftsmanship of its silversmiths. Many of our pieces are still hand made today by those original artisans.
NAJO has now grown into Australia’s premier sterling silver design house. Today we offer a contemporary range of 925 Silver jewellery from bold organic shapes to delicate layering pieces.
Founder and designer, Jo Tory, gathers her inspiration from various cultures and genres and translates it into her own unique contemporary silver jewellery designs.
Media partner - Jewellery World
Jewellery World was established in 1981 and is Australia and New Zealand’s #1 industry magazine. With the largest distribution, Jewellery World is published eleven times a year as well as the annual, indispensable Jewellery World Directory. With a focus on trade news and information, Jewellery World is designed for retail jewellers, manufacturers, wholesalers and sales people.