The 2017 winners of “The Spotlight is on You” Jewelry Design Contest were announced today over at Jewelrythis.com! You can see the winning designs as 3D printed wax models in person at JCK Las Vegas Solidscape booth B65079!
No doubt you’re all waiting on bated breath, so without further ado, here are our winners!
Claiming First Place is a stunningly executed antique, cluster-style engagement ring by Daniel Coffey of Dallas, Texas, USA. The faithful vintage design also features classic milgrain details.
Capturing Second Place is this beautiful modern style ring by Claudio Gussini of Gran Canaria, Spain. This wonderful set showcases the Italian flare for trend-setting high fashion.
Third Place winner, Anna Popovych from the Ukraine, created this exquisite, aptly-named “Princess Crown” fashion ring. The intricate design is truly fit for royalty.
An Award of Excellence goes to Marinella Tamburro and Angelo Miniello of Gaema Jewelry, from the Campobasso region of Italy, for their exquisite swan pendant design which features both incredible detail and amazing creativity.
Ben Messer, of North Carolina, USA, earned the Award of Special Merit for the beauty, originality and intricacy of his “Ursus Maritimus” pendant – a pendant of interweaving scrolls that form the shape of a polar bear skull.
Coming to us all the way from Columbo, Sri Lanka, Chamal Jayaratne earned the Award of Distinction for his superbly-designed, nature-inspired Blossom Time cocktail ring.
Honorable Mention goes to Meredith Marmaduke, from Amarillo, Texas USA, for her magnificent wave cocktail ring inspired by the free form movement of water, light and sound. We love the modern and light feel of this stunning statement piece.
And finally, a huge thank you goes to all of this year’s participants in “The Spotlight is on You” contest, who are from around the world and who all submitted absolutely breathtaking designs. As Dror Habusha, founder and CEO of Jewelrythis, said, “Awesome—the exquisite designs entered by the Jewlerythis global design community are beyond stunning… Design, passion and the highest level of creativity is the hallmark of our second ‘The Spotlight is on You’ jewelry design contest.”