Russian designer Ilgiz Fazulzyanov was named winner of the biennial International Jewellery Design Excellence (IJDE) Award’s “Champion of the Champions” at a gala reception held 4 March 2011 in Hong Kong. Mr Fazulzyanov won for his “Bullfinches” design.
This year’s IJDE received more than 100 entries from 21 countries and regions. All designers who have won an officially announced jewelry design competition over the past two years were eligible for the award. The judging panel, made up of internationally respected industry experts, weighed innovativeness, craftsmanship, aesthetics, wearability and function in making their decision. The competition pieces are on display throughout the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, at the Hall 1C entrance.
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