Jamaica 1696

Profile 2019 – Contemporary Jewellery Award

Profile ’19 Awards, is the biennial competition of JMGA-NSW, presented for the first time in partnership with Australian Design Centre. This award showcases the most innovative contemporary jewellery by members of The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, NSW.

Selected artworks will be exhibited at ADC from 3 October - 13 November 2019. The opening and announcement of awards will be held at the Sydney Craft Week launch and you can get involved in all the exhibition events below.

Sydney Craft Week Launch, Profile ’19 Awards Opening Night: Friday 11 October, 6pm – 8pm.

Jewellers Bench Demonstrations: Selected days during SCW, Friday 11 October – Sunday 20 October, 1pm – 3pm.

Profile ’19 Awards Floor Talk: Saturday 12 October, 11:30am – 1:00pm. Hear from a selection of Profile ’19 Awards jewellers about their pieces.

JMGA-NSW Stall at ADC Makers Market: Saturday 19 October, 10am – 4pm. Meet some of the JMGA-NSW jewellers and get yourself some beautiful jewels!


Image: Finnoula Marcoolyn-Lindsay, Seasoned Affinity, 2019, Photo COTA; Marcia Swaby, Jamaica 1696: From One Garden to Another, 2018 Photo: Fiona Lu