Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020

Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020


Call for Aplications


Florence, Italy




Preziosa Young Design Competition


Call for Applications: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2020

Since 2008, “PREZIOSA YOUNG”, is an international competition dedicated to worldwide emerging artists, goldsmiths, designers. The aim is to contribute to the circulation of what is new in research jewellery, as well as showcase what the new generations of goldsmiths / designers / artists are “brewing”.

For each edition, an international jury composed by curators, artists and critics selects a small number of young artists from all those who have submitted their candidature. The names of the jurors who took part in the previous selections can be seen here. Selected artists will be exhibited in specially designed exhibition spaces at PREZIOSA Exhibition, Florence Jewellery Week ( A high-quality catalogue will be published, to introduce the selected artists with a short biography, full colour images and a description of the work. 

The selection will be based on: - The quality of design and manufacture of the pieces; - The contemporary use of the materials; - The conceptual and technical innovation. The contest provides a high level of quality, both conceptual and technical. The participants are young professionals, who already have their own activity and a demonstrable curriculum. Therefore, PY is not suitable for students who still attend schools or academies, or recently graduated.

Application Deadline

15 November 2019

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