HRD Antwerp, one of the world’s leading diamond grading labs and global service provider to the diamond and jewellery industry, announces the launch of the 16th (2015) edition of the HRD Awards.
The HRD Awards is widely recognized as the world’s leading design contest in creative and innovative diamond jewellery, and the theme given to the 16th edition of this competition “Al la Carte | A culinary journey” encourages designers to produce sparkling and copious jewellery, seasoned with diamonds.
The laureates of the competition are guaranteed a worldwide audience for their designs.
The winning collection will be exhibited and promoted during 2015 and 2016 in Belgium and abroad, with an opening exhibition to take place on 1st May 2015 until 31st October 2015 in the Belgian Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, Italy.
Entries must be original designs, the interpretation of the theme is critical and the jewellery item must at least contain 1 ct of diamonds. The entries will be judged by an international jury looking for the best “unique” piece of jewellery with the winner receiving a cash prize of US $10,000, the four finalists US $2,500 each.
The competition is open to designers from all over the world.