Talk about Indian gems and jewellery industry and comes the picture of beautifully crafted jewels over the centuries. However, it is always the jewellery that gets attention more than the hands/brains that create them. So, why not give a platform to not only present the outstanding designs but also get recognition to the creator? And this is exactly what JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards (JJS-IJJCDA) has been doing over the years. The 7th edition of JJS-IJJCDA is open for entries on 1st July onwards.

"We at IJ Awards are trying to focus more on the design and home-grown talent. It’s a privilege to present you yet another edition. I hope the gems and jewellery fraternity would shower the ample encouragement on it," says Arpit Kala, Associate Publisher, Indian Jeweller magazine.


The JJS-IJJCDA is for Jewellery Manufacturers, Retailers and Designers from across India. Entries can be sent in any of the 13 broad categories and diverse price brackets. Thus, a total of 22 awards will be offered in the various classifications. One can submit one or more entries for the contest through a simple 5-step procedure defined on the Entry Application Form as well as on the official website . Winners will be awarded at the Award Ceremony on 23rd December 2017.

  • What’s New This Year?
  • New Categories: Men’s Jewellery, Theme-based Jewellery – Mechanical
  • Restructuring of categories for the Manufacturers and Retailers participation


The awards will be endorsed extensively across the country, through numerous media channels to amplify the partaking as well as voting by retailers. The electronic and print media is sure to give the awards an extensive coverage, just like previous years.

Product Category Designs - Four of the categories will be viewed by Jewellery Retailers’ across India and voting will be done by them through a secure online voting platform. Best of the Best Category Designs will be viewed by Jury Panel and voting will be done by them through a secure online voting platform, along with the remaining 4 Product Categories. The top 5 designs gaining the maximum votes will be presented for the second round of Voting by the Jury. The Jury panel will consist of the established and the most reckoned names of Jewellery Trade along with some celebrated names from other creative fields like Architecture, Fashion, etc. Award winning designs will be published in a Special Awards Supplement in January and will be featured in different media across the board. The gala award ceremony will be aired on CNBC Awaaz.

Fine Jewel Auction

IJ is creating a great opportunity for Finalists pieces this year at the JJS-IJJCDA. We will be conducting an Auction for the Finalist pieces at the Jaipur Jewellery Show from 22nd to 25th December 2017. The products will be displayed for all 4 days.

This auction provides a great opportunity to display the products at the North India's Biggest Jewellery Exhibition. There are 30,000 visitors, who visit the Jaipur Jewellery Show (JJS). They will be viewing the products and submit bids for them.


IJ Awards as they are popularly known as are organized by Indian Jeweller Magazine. Indian Jeweller has been one of the extensively read Gem & Jewellery Magazine in India. Considered to be finest in the world, IJ magazine’s array of coverage from trends to the latest happening of the industry has made it to the must-read list of the who’s who of the jewellery industry.


Powered by GIA, the IJ Awards is presented by JJS. The other partners include KGK as Diamond Jewellery Category Partner, Raniwala Jewellers as Best Gold Jewellery Category Partner, Achal Jewels as Couture Jewellery Category Partner, Rambhajo’s Best Bridal Design Category Partner, BVC Logistics as Logistics Partner, and CNBC Awaaz as Television Partner while Diamond World magazine is the Media Partner.

So what are you waiting for? It’s your chance to get noticed. Submit your entries through a 5-step procedure defined on the entry Application Form or log into