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BA Jewellery Awards Celebrate Student Achievements

Written by
Colin Buttimer
Published date
26 June 2014
Edie Duepner, winner of Boodles Award 2014

Edie Duepner, winner of Boodles Award 2014

Last week, BA Jewellery Design held an awards evening to celebrate the outstanding achievements of students from across the course.

The biggest winner of night was Hoonik Chang, who received both the Avakian scholarship 2014 and the Cartier Award, which includes a month’s placement in Paris. Tiffany Baehler, the recipient of the Avakian scholarship 2013, will shortly be starting a six-month internship at Avakian in Geneva.

The winners were as follows:

First Year Awards
Auerbach and Steele live project presented by Royce Zand of Auerbach and Steele

  • best sunglasses, Ying Ping Shen (£250)
  • best spectacles, Ambrin Howell (£250)
  • best over all, Kay Guo (£500)

J&J Bursary

  • J&J Bursary 2014, Chloe Valorso (£3,000)
  • J&J Special Bursary, Ami Masamitsu (£1,200)

Second Year Awards
Cartier Award presented by Maria Doulton, The Jewellery Editor

  • runner up, Kota Okuda (£1,500)
  • runner up, Wizal Wang (£1,500)
  • winner, Hoonik Chang (£2,000)

Avakian scholarship

  • Winner 2014, Hoonik Chang (£15,000)

Third Year Awards
Brian Wood Memorial Medal presented by Margarita Wood

  • Zuleika Penniman

Swarovski Award presented by Burak Catmak

  • Commended, Ioanna Souflia and Nadja Fedatova
  • Winner, Tiffany Baehler (£750)

Best Use of Pearls presented by Andrew Fraser, Winterson

  • Felicia Swartling

Best Use of Non Precious Metal Award, presented by Andrew Balcombe of The Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers (alias Wire Workers of the City of London)

  • Vicky Lew (£1,000)

Boodles Award judged by Carol Woolton, author and jewellery editor of British Vogue

  • Edie Charles (£1,500)

Theo Fennell Awards presented by Rachel Hopkins, designer at Theo Fennell

  • Best Technical Achievement, Joo Hye Kim (£1,250)
  • Best design, Vicky Lew (£1,250)
  • Best Overall, Ruiyin Lin (£2,500)

More information:
BA Jewellery Design