JAA DESIGN sketch RENDER Drawing Competition is back! It's a celebration of Australia and New Zealand jewellery design and sketching skills. The Competition honours the diverse talent of local artisans by showcasing their original and distinguished talents in hand and digital drawing.
By promoting local creative talent, the JAA DESIGN sketch RENDER Drawing Competition is an investment in the vibrant future of the jewellery industry.
2020 sees the Competition expand to entrants from New Zealand. The ability for this Competition to be extended across the Tasman in a year of exceptional and difficult events, we hope will inspire and connect our industry and encourage creativity and imagination.
C A T E G O R I E S
J U N I O R
Hand drawn, finished, rendered jewellery piece, using any traditional drawing media, completed by an apprentice or student.
Sponsored by Jewellery Training Solutions
C O L O U R
Hand drawn, finished, rendered jewellery piece featuring a coloured gemstone, using any traditional drawing media, completed by an experienced industry professional.
Sponsored by The Gem Monarchy
P E A R L
Hand drawn, finished, rendered jewellery piece featuring a pearl, using any traditional drawing media, completed by an experienced industry professional.
Sponsored by Australian Jewellers Supplies
D I A M O N D
Hand drawn, finished, rendered jewellery piece featuring a diamond, using any traditional drawing media, completed by an experienced industry professional.
Sponsored by JAA Insurance Services
C A D
Digitally sketched, finished, rendered jewellery piece, created in app or computer program.
Sponsored by Chemgold
P E O P L E ' S C H O I C E
Public and industry are invited to vote for their favourite drawing. All entries to the competition will be eligible.
Sponsored by Peter W Beck
P R O U D L Y S P O N S O R E D B Y
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 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.
For over 30 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, 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, 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. We offer the smoothest CAD surface in the industry using the latest 3D printing technology, along with making 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.
Whether you are a hobbyist wanting to learn more techniques and skills, or you are a professional looking to advance your career, Jewellery Training Solutions offers structured easy to follow jewellery lessons developed to train students who are passionate to reach their full creative potential. There is nowhere else you can learn so much in one place.
A new broker dedicated to serving the insurance needs of the jewellery industry. With over 40 years’ experience, JAA Insurance Services (JAAIS) will offer you expert advice and ensure that you are protected every step of the way. Give JAAIS the opportunity to demonstrate their 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.
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”!
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.