BASELWORLD, Platinum Design Awards, Platinum Guild International

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BASELWORLD Platinum Design Award Winners revealed

BASEL, Switzerland, April 4, 2011 – BASELWORLD 2011 was the scene for the latest Platinum Design Awards competition held by Platinum Guild International.
BASELWORLD, Platinum Design Awards, Platinum Guild International
36 manufacturers each displayed stunning examples of platinum designs at their booths, which were judged by over 30 international journalists visiting the show.
BASELWORLD, Platinum Design Awards, Platinum Guild International
There were three platinum categories to enter: Men’s jewellery, Bridal jewellery and Trends.
Each journalist voted for the piece that, in his or her opinion, was the best in each category.
BASELWORLD, Platinum Design Awards, Platinum Guild International
The votes were counted and the winners were announced at a cocktail party held on March 26 and presented with their awards by Ruth Donaldson, UK manager of PGI.
BASELWORLD, Platinum Design Awards, Platinum Guild International
The winning pieces were: –
Men’s Jewellery:
1st place to “Free” by Philippe Tournaire
2nd place to “Scorpion” by Paolo Piovan
3rd place to “The Emotional Compass” by TTF
Bridal Jewellery:
1st place to “Unique” by Picchiotti
2nd place to “Vendetta” by Gebrueder Schaffrath
3rd place to “Prime of Life” by Hans D Krieger
Trends:
1st place: to “Animalier” by Roberto Coin
2nd place: to Jochen Pohl
3rd place to “Manchette” by Isabelle Langlois