International Contemporary Jewelry Contest



Assamblage - The National Contemporary Jewelry Association - David Sandu, President


Assamblage is the main and most active platform in Romania dedicated to the craft and design of jewelry as an independent art form, contributing to the cultural context of the past few years to the increased activity in the field of jewelry in close connection to related fields such as architecture, product design, fashion and visual arts.

Milano, Italy

Artistar Jewels is the annual event promoting the contemporary jewel. It serves as an international showcase for famous artists and as a springboard for the emerging designers. Artistar Jewels was founded in 2012 in Milan by the designer Enzo Carbone. By the years the event developed and now it has more than 100 designers participating to each edition. Artistar group, made of artists, architects, journalists and communication professionals, aims at being a benchmark in the contemporary jewelry scenario by promoting designers and artists both in Italy and in the rest of the world through several initiatives. 


AGC, Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo, is a non-profit organization that was created to develop and promote the art of contemporary jewellery meant as:

  1. Artistic research

  2. Renewal of the concept of ornament

  3. Experimenting with new materials and technologies

  4. Protection, study and updating of historical heritage made up of know-how and abilities

AGC was founded in Trieste in June 2004 by a group of professionals to create new opportunities for the development and qualification of contemporary jewellery, aiming to promote a constructive and synergistic dialogue with the artistic and productive scenes on an international level.

The Art Gallery in Legnica, Poland

Art Gallery in Legnica has existed since 1971 and is the heir of earlier institutions operating under the names:


  • BWA Wroclaw delegation in Legnica (1971 - 1978), ie a branch of the central 
    and nationwide institution of the Bureau of Artistic Exhibitions

  • BWA Legnica (25.01.1978 - 12.07.1992) - already an independent branch of BWA (Legnica, Chopina Square 1). Over time, Legnica Gallery of BWA established and ran its subsidiaries in Lubin (1981 - 1989) and Głogów (1983 - 1989).

  • State Art Gallery in Legnica (13.07.1992 - 1999), Legnica, Pl. Cathedral 1

  • Art Gallery in Legnica - since 31.05.1999, Pl. Cathedral 1

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Organizer / 

Assamblage, with the support of The National Cultural Fund Administration


Project stage / 

Call for applications


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Year / 

2017 - 2018

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