HONG KONG, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition 2017 is about to enter its final judging phase. Five international luminaries in the field of design will be reviewing the 30 designs from 27 finalists, 21 of whom represent China. Of the latter, some are students at design institutes while others are experienced jewellery designers.
The nine students from China who made it to the final round are Hou Gan Lin and Huang Xu Ting from the Shenzhen Institute of Technology, Xu Min from the South China University of Technology, Li Yu Tong from the China University of Geoscience, Jiang Hui Si from the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Yu Jie Yong from the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Deng Yuan Yuan from Sichuan Normal University, Yao Dan from Wuyi University, and Lorria Lai, the only finalist from Hong Kong Baptist University. Imbued with passion and cutting-edge design concepts, these students confidently go toe-to-toe with professional jewellery designers!
Six female professional jewellery designers hailing from China have also been selected as finalists. Wang Xiao Mei is an award-winning designer, while Jiang Jie is a lawyer who is equally talented at designing jewellery. Liang Xin actively participates in local and international design competitions; Gao Dong Xia studied Environmental Design but also indulges in jewellery design; young designer Yi Ran keeps honing her skill; and Chen Wen Mei excels in "Gongbi," Chinese-style drawings.
While jewellery is mostly favoured by women, men have been making their mark in the field too.
Five male professional jewellery designers are likewise vying for the competition's top prize. Lai Guo Dong is a rising star in design. Young challenger Sun Hao frequently joins design competitions, while Huang Xiang Min is an acknowledged excellent specialist in the field. Well-rounded designer Luo Yang derives inspiration from Chinese culture, while Jiang Hao is an architectural designer with skills in jewellery design.
The Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition has successfully caught the attention of people all over the world, creating a level playing field for budding artists and professional experts alike!
The biennial competition is jointly organised by JNA & CJNA of UBM Asia, the World Gold Council and the People's Government of Yantian District, Shenzhen, with the support of the Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Shenzhen Municipality and Exclusive Sponsor -- Shenzhen Batar Investment Holding Group Limited.
The Xifu Grand Prize and other prestigious awards will be given out at the Award Ceremony in Shenzhen, China on 12 September 2017. Twenty-seven finalists will be present at the event to witness the awarding of the competition's grand prize, the 1KG pure gold bar.
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