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IJA 2008 - celebration of best Italian & new British jewellery

Nov '08
The launch of the Italian Jewellery Awards took place in Amalfi on Saturday 15.11.2008. A spectacular ceremony at the charming Santa Caterina, attended by Italian and British jewellery specialists, buyers, management and press from the international jewellery world.

Free-style dancers showcased pieces of jewellery in connection with the set jewellery categories to be awarded. Among the attending guests were Asprey, Georg Jensen, Sotherby's VOGUE, Vacheron Constantin, BJA, De Beers Group etc represented. Event Manger Olga Carola-Downing said; The aim of the IJA is to promote jewellery, crafts and the 'terroir' of the Amalfi region.

The IJA also awards the best Young British Jewellery Designer 2008; an award which brings fantastic business opportunities from the attending guests and beyond.

The Italian jewellery consortiums are rarely united, making tonight's' event even more special for finalists and guests alike.

IJA 2008 Winners:
The Best Young Uk Jewellery Designer
Marisa Horden
The Best Professional Italian Jewellery Designer
Giancarlo Montebello
The Best Young Italian Jewellery Designer
Massimiliano Bonoli
The Most Innovative Italian Jewellery Company
Casa Vhernier
The Most Innovative Italian Jewellery Flagship Store
The Most Innovative Italian Brand Jewellery Communication Campaign
The Best Jewel Realized With Materials And Tecniques Of Campania Jewellery
Marisa Horden collects her award

The Italian Jewellery Awards launched 15 November 2008 in honour of the authentic crafts and skills delivered by Italian artisan jewellers and goldsmiths within the region, presenting a spectacular accolade of precious jewellery design to date. The IJA further promotes the nature and artistic excellence of its 'terroir' that makes this region so prominent.

The Italian Jewellery Awards

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