Yesterday evening, 20th January, the Opening Event of the international gold and jewellery Show witnessed the Jewellery Oscar Ceremony in the presence of a first-class Jury and international guests.
Yesterday, the evening opening event of VICENZAORO January 2017 included the Prize-giving Ceremony for the fifth edition of the Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards. The ceremony saw the best of luxury and top players of world jewellery awarded for excelling in creativity, design, production, distribution, retail, communication, new media, career and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Awarding the Winners, was an exclusive Jury made up of the most illustrious gold and jewellery ambassadors including Franco Cologni, President both of the Jury and of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, Clare Phillips, Curator of the Department of Sculpture, Iron, glass and ceramic crafts at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Alba Cappellieri, Professor of Jewellery Design at Milan Polytechnic, Silvana Annichiarico, Director of the Triennale Design Museum
The winners of this fifth edition, subdivided according to the competition categories, are:
1. THE BEST ITALIAN JEWELLERY DESIGNER – Faraone Mennella R.F.M.A.S.
2. THE BEST INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY DESIGNER – Nikos Koulis
3. THE BEST ITALIAN JEWELLERY BRAND COLLECTION – Antonini Milano for the “Siracusa” collection
THE BEST INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY BRAND COLLECTION – Boucheron for the “Animaux De Collection” collection
THE BEST JEWELLERY FLAGSHIP STORE – Nirav Modi for the New York store
THE BEST JEWELLERY COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN – Cartier for the Diamonds campaign
JEWELLERY CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD – Chopard for its efforts in the project with Eco-Age
THE BEST JEWELLERY COMMUNICATION NEW MEDIA- Nervous System
THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Franco Cologni, President of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte
The Jewellery Corporate Social Responsibility Award was presented to Chopard by guest of honour, Livia Firth, the International Ambassador for Oxfam. Once again, the “Jewellery Oscars” confirm Vicenza, the City of Palladio, as the World Capital of Jewellery and Italian Exhibition Group as the international gold and jewellery innovation hub.