Supporting the Industry

  • Supporting the Industry

    When IJL opens its doors to the trade, it is undoubtedly the highlight of our year; however, those 3 days don’t tell the full story and are only a small part of our contribution to this amazing industry.

    Whether it’s supporting emerging designers with KickStart and Bright Young Gems, rewarding exhibitors with the Editor’s Choice Award, recognising talent and supporting retail with the F.Hinds Competition or attending awards ceremonies by the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council, International Jewellery London is firmly part of the industry 365 days a year.

  • Bright Young Gems

    Bright Young Gems is an initiative aimed at jewellery students who are invited to submit their jewellery to be judged by a prestigious judging panel of experts. 5 winners are chosen to showcase their jewellery at IJL and they receive help and support from IJL and the NAJ.

    Bright Young Gems



    KickStart gives 10 up-and-coming designers with emerging businesses the chance to showcase their collections and talents to UK and international retailers and press. Along with a stand at IJL, they are given training and guidance from IJL and the NAJ.


    Editor's Choice

    Editor’s Choice recognises and showcases jewellery designers who exhibit the most creative and cutting edge jewellery at IJL. Pieces are judged and winners selected by Claire Adler, Jewellery and Luxury Journalist and Sam Willoughby, Event Director IJL.

    See the Winners

  • Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council

    IJL's commitment to the industry includes a long standing relationship with the Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council. The IJL Gold Award for  Precious Jewellery was presented to contemporary  jewellery designer, John Moore for his Diamond Verto necklace which was showcased at IJL.

    View the Necklace

    F.Hinds Competition

    The F. Hinds/IJL High Street By Design Competition is in its seventh year. Winners are chosen from 4 categories and the competition is open to all - current designers, students plus jewellery lovers in two categories - up to 18 and over 18. The winning pieces are sold exclusively at F.hinds stores.

    F.Hinds Winners

    Gem Empathy Award

    The Gem Empathy Award is a competition open to Design Gallery exhibitors at IJL who this year, were invited to design a piece of jewellery  around a Fantasy Cut heliodor. Judged by  IJL and the Gem-A, the stone was awarded to Susan Blackler of Sonkia Ltd for her Supernova bangle.

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IJL, International Jewellery London, Bright Young Gems, Diamond Club, Editor's Choice and the KickStart logo are trade marks of Reed Exhibitions Limited. The PIPR logo is a trade mark of Reed Exhibitions Limited and Royds solicitors. Reed Exhibitions is a trade mark of RELX Group plc. RELX Group and the RE symbol are trade marks of RELX Intellectual Properties SA, used under license.

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