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IGI Expressions™ Showcase: Lightweight Jewelry Finalists

From a starting pool of more than 500 submissions, IGI is pleased to present the Lightweight Jewelry designs selected as finalists from the 2022 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition.

See competition details.

Our sincere thanks to all participants for the impressive volume of talented concepts submitted.

Finalist #1

The earrings set combining pearls and diamonds is made of 3 pieces each, representing a single stage of the renewal of a precious being. It starts from the grey pearl where the stored energy gets circulated through the golden conducts.

Lightweight Finalist 1

Finalist #2

Art often displays what words cannot. With visually impressive techniques and thought-provoking materials, plateau is an architectural pendant that expresses how we shape the landscape and promotes the idea of a respectful attitude towards our planet

Lightweight Finalist 2

Finalist #3

“Kintsugi” is the Japanese art of regenerating broken areas with gold powder. This teaches us that if we experience a failure, we should regenerate our soul. When something suffers from trauma and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.

Lightweight Finalist 3

Finalist #4

The moment a new idea is born, it is the renewal of an image. If a new brilliance of light is created, a world different from before will unfold. To create new light, that’s my job.

Lightweight Finalist 4

Finalist #5

The sound of life. When it comes to refreshment and rejuvenation, rain and its sound are the ways that both watered your soul, showered your mind and kissed the earth and in general bring everything change and beautifulness.

Lightweight Finalist 5

Finalist #6

“Day Night” Everyday Lifestyle is changing day by day. So we have to be aware of this to activate ourselves for the future. This daily wear earring design is one example to fit on ‘renewal’ theme can be made with diamond, black onyx and south sea pearl.

Lightweight Finalist 6

Finalist #7

New order & vitality of life follows its own path. All revivals are linked to an end which is renewal & positive growth. They are connected with squares of same shape but each covered with different gems, this represents repetition & rebirth of Vientiane

Lightweight Finalist 7

Finalist #8

The renewal of a day always comes after the night. Using the Japanese Kintsugi technique to fix the breakages of the broken onyx and cacholong, it gives the damaged stones a second life. The earrings can be worn with or without the dropping pearl.

Lightweight Finalist 8

Finalist #9

As a girl with high imagination who grew up in an ancient and rich culture, I have always been very interested in legends and mythical creatures. Among these creatures, I have always linked myself to the Phoenix. During it’s life, the Phoenix catches fire many times and rises from its own ashes. This design is inspired by the legendary Phoenix bird, the outline is inspired by the wings of this bird and the color of gem stones are inspired by the flames. The use of black Onyx stones represents the darkness and hardships of life, which are destroyed and renew with the light and warmth of fire.

Lightweight Finalist 9

Finalist #10

Nature always is a big teacher for us. And Spring is the season for rebirth, renewal and regrowth. I get the idea from spring and the picture (theme of competition) and designed this pendant. Green emerald and round shape symbolize renewal and regrowth.

Lightweight Finalist 10

Finalist #11

In marriage, change and renewal are essential; we bring our individual histories, experiences, and dreams to the union. Over time, we bear witness to opportunities and challenges, learn from them, and constantly breathe new life into the union.

Lightweight Finalist 11

Finalist #12

BLOOMS UP- Every flower blooms in its own time. A flower does not think of competing with the next flower, it’s just blooms. We must always change,, renew, rejuvenate ourselves.

Lightweight Finalist 12

Finalist #13

Life is full of twists and turns; you never live the same day twice, because you’re constantly improving and renewing yourself.

Lightweight Finalist 13

Finalist #14

ETERNAL LOVE OF MATERNITY: THIS NECKLACE DESIGN IS INSPIRED FROM THE MATERNITY PERIOD WERE THERE IS UNCONDITIONAL LOVE BETWEEN MOM AND HER CHILD, IN OTHER WORDS ITS A STARTING OF MOTHERHOOD LOVE WHICH WILL NOT HAVE ANY ENDING.

Lightweight Finalist 14

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