Entries Now Open for the 2018 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards

Showcasing excellence in Australian jewellery design, Diamond Guild Australia takes great pleasure in announcing that entries for the 2018 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards are now open.

Now in its 13th year, Diamond Guild Australia’s biennial keystone event, the Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards brings together leading retail jewellers and designers from around Australia to promote excellence, innovation and inspiration in the jewellery industry.

Entrants are rewarded for their uniqueness, innovation and originality, with a strict quality standard and criteria to meet the Guild’s benchmarks for diamond quality and craftsmanship. Entries for the 2018 Awards are invited across six categories including:


The winning entry from each category will then be in contention for the SUPREME AWARD, with this piece to be showcased as the pinnacle of Australian Jewellery Design excellence.

“We are thrilled to open entries for the 2018 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards and are looking forward to highlighting the very best in diamond and jewellery design innovation from retailers across Australia.” – Melissa James, Executive Officer at Diamond Guild Australia

The Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards are regarded as the foremost diamond jewellery design competition in Australia. Established in 2005, the competition is an open event and jewellers working in a retail environment are invited to create pieces according to stringent criteria set for each of the six categories.

The Awards culminate in a Gala Event, to be held for the first time in Melbourne in October 2018.

Entry details for the Diamond Guild Awards can be found at:


About the Diamond Guild Australia

Founded to establish a benchmark for excellence, credibility and expertise, Diamond Guild Australia is a not-for-profit association of jewellery designers and diamond professionals at the forefront of the Australian jewellery industry.

With a steadfast commitment to the ethical sale and promotion of diamonds within the industry, Diamond Guild Australia brings together like-minded jewellers who are passionate about bespoke design, innovation, expertise, professionalism and diamond education.

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