From a starting pool of more than 500 submissions, IGI is pleased to present the Accessory designs selected as finalists from the 2022 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition.
The 71st Miss Universe competition occurs this evening in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event will showcase almost 90 women from around the world, vying for the job of Miss Universe. The champion of this year's event will wear a crown created by Lebanese Jeweler Fred Mouawad, valued at nearly $6 million.
The IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition will accept submissions through this Saturday December 31, 2022. All entries must be uploaded by the end of this calendar year to be considered for one of nine grand prizes of $500, design fabrication, press coverage and more.
The Future Rocks (TFR) is a Hong Kong based platform offering 'future-forward' jewelry, espousing the shared values of sustainability, innovation and creativity. Since launching last year the online marketplace has more than tripled its roster of brands and products.
On November 17 IGI honored Leysen with a diamond craftsmanship award, recognizing the jewelry Maison's 'Blue Flame Diamond.' The ceremony, attended by diplomats, industry principals and members of the press, took place at the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium in Shanghai.
Donna Hourani’s exquisite jewelry has a focus on minimal, feminine designs that easily transition from day to night. Her journey to jewelry design included earning a BA in Interior Architecture and experience in both art and dance, as well as formal training in gemology.
Sheikha Dalia Zaal Al Maari is a Dubai based, Emirati artist and an alumni of the IGI School of Gemology, Middle East. Coming from a professional background in the Aviation & Tourism industries, Sheikha Dalia found her true calling in jewelry design.
It’s been over ten years since Varuna D Jani burst onto the Indian jewelry scene with a fresh, modern aesthetic. One thing hasn’t changed, though, and that is her quest to surprise and delight her customers from the moment they walk in through the door.
Chris Ploof specializes in unique, hand-forged pieces made with distinctive metals paired with the ancient art of Mokume Gane. Each of the rings he creates boasts its own unique pattern. His pendants, bracelets, earrings and other accessories represent an array of distinctive, sustainable choices for modern jewelry lovers.
IGI is again calling upon the world’s creatives to step forward and contribute. Starting next week submissions will be accepted for the 2022 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Excellence Awards. Provided free of charge, this opportunity to share and celebrate talent is open to jewelers, designers, students, teachers, and fans alike.
An emerald and diamond necklace created by Graff exceeded its presale estimate by more than five times at Bonhams' 2022 London Jewels auction. A pair of emerald and diamond earrings also smashed expectations, quadrupling their estimated value.
Apple Watches count your steps and unlock your car but don't catch the eye like a Rolex or Patek Philippe flashing on your wrist. Swedish accessory maker Golden Concept will help a few Apple enthusiasts bridge that gap with a new Apple Watch case adorned with 443 diamonds.