OPAL EXTRAVAGANZA A ROARING SUCCESS
On behalf of the International Opal Jewellery Design Awards Association I wish to
express our sincere thanks to the multitude of people who have contributed to the
amazing success of the 2017 IOJDA. Below is a link to a document that expresses our gratitude to these people.
2017 Letter of Appreciation 60.47 Kb
Winners of 2017 International Opal Jewellery Design
Winners and Highly Commended entrants of 2017 International Opal Jewellery Design Awards are now finalised. You can download the 2017 International Opal Jewellery Design Awards Winners List here.
2017 Winners Announcement 28.21 Kb
Download "The February 2017 Newsletter" 143.99 Kb
$2000 Christine Roussel Award for best carving
In honour of the late Christine Roussel’s inspiring contribution to the
opal industry and the craft of opal carving, the $2000 cash award known as the ‘Christine Roussel Award’ will be an ongoing incentive in the 2015 and successive IOJDAA competitions.
The Christine Roussel Award will be nominated by the IOJDAA judges. The
award will be for the best overall carved piece which can be figurative,
abstract, a loose carving or one set in jewellery. The only criteria is
that the opal must have an undulated surface. Read more
Unique handcrafted opal jewellery
The International Opal Jewellery Design Awards has become a
prestigious event that attracts jewellery designers from both Australia
Entered into the Awards are striking pieces of unique handcrafted jewellery using freeform and or undulating opal.
The Awards are biannual however they are held at the same time as the
annual Opal and Gem Festival in Lightning Ridge.