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Men’s Accessories & Jewellery Award

AWARD SPONSORED BY MORRIS & WATSON - Combining pure craftsmanship with advanced technology, Morris and Watson has been supplying precious metal to Australasian jewellers for more than 80 years. Joe Morris, the grandfather of current CEO David Morris, established the third generation family-owned business in Australia in 1928. 


Morris and Watson is proud to support and celebrate Australia and New Zealand’s most exciting jewellery designers and retailers.

The entrants

Designer: Alex Sommerville
Item: Ring
Name of piece: Man Up
Description of piece: Jewellery was once a symbol of wealth and status for men, however, modern designs trend towards the plain, the simple and the understated. I designed this to show that men’s jewellery does not have to be boring, but instead a statement of personal style.
Motivation: To test my abilities and push myself to achieve the best possible quality of craftsmanship.




Designer: Shane Tennant
Item: Ring
Name of piece: The Rock
Description of piece: Earth splitting, lava flowing bringing forth our diamond crystal.
Motivation: A diamond’s raw beauty with its unique crystal faces forever looking wet and shining. Brought forward to us through such violence using titanium colours and red gold l’ve represented this journey.




Designer: Steve Pallas
Item: Cuff
Name of piece: Immunity
Description of piece: Immunity - a distinctive cuff that represents the pressure and resistance of stability and strength, allowing you to rotate the axle, which makes it unique.
Motivation: My motivation was to make a cuff that I would wear. I wanted it to be bright yet show masculinity.




Designer: Ok Jin Jang
Item: Ring
Name of piece: Buddy Buddy
Description of piece: Together sometimes separate.
Motivation: Bearing








The award categories

1st & 2nd year apprentice/student

3rd & 4th year apprentice/student

Precious Metal Award

Pearl Award

Coloured Gemstone Award

Diamond Award


Men's Accessories & Jewellery

Bridal Award

Reader's Choice Award


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