Platinum Design Awards announce winners at Basel

Men’s, bridal and trend categories rewarded during cocktail party.

The Platinum Guild International (PGI) held its latest Platinum Design Awards at BaselWorld last week, with 36 entrants displaying striking platinum jewellery designs at their stands.

The competition, which was judged by over 30 international journalists visiting the show, saw three platinum categories available for designers to enter in to. The three – men’s jewellery, bridal jewellery and trends – saw each journalist vote for the piece they felt best represented the category.

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The winners were announced at a cocktail party held on Saturday evening and presented with their awards by Ruth Donaldson, UK manager of PGI.

The winning pieces were:

Men’s Jewellery:
1st place to "Free" by Philippe Tournaire
2nd place to "Scorpion" by Paolo Piovan
3rd place to "The Emotional Compass" by TTF

Bridal Jewellery:
1st place to "Unique" by Picchiotti
2nd place to "Vendetta" by Gebrueder Schaffrath
3rd place to "Prime of Life" by Hans D Krieger

1st place: to "Animalier" by Roberto Coin
2nd place: to Jochen Pohl
3rd place to "Manchette" by Isabelle Langlois




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