Diamond Guild Awards 2023 highlights

It’s our great pleasure to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the outstanding designers and jewellers who have been recognised at the 2023 Diamond Guild Awards.

Written by Jewellery World

It’s our great pleasure to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the outstanding designers and jewellers who have been recognised at the 2023 Diamond Guild Awards. This event showcases the pinnacle of craftsmanship and creativity in the world of design, and this year’s winners have truly set a remarkable standard. 

Everyday Diamonds – TROIS by Musson Jewellers

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Designer: Robert Musson  
Company: Musson Jewellers  
Retail Value: $10,000

TROIS, an exquisite 18ct white gold pendant by Robert Musson, steals the spotlight in the Everyday Diamonds category. Featuring sculptured and polished wrought wire and metalwork, this masterpiece boasts three oval brilliant cut diamonds totalling 1.00ct, D-E colour, and VVS1 – SI2 clarity. Its flowing movement and delicate design make it the perfect companion for daily wear, epitomising elegance and simplicity.

Diamonds For Men – VELOCITA by Calleija

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Designer: Chantelle Green  
Jeweller: Andrew Want  
Company: Calleija  
Retail Value: $70,100

In the Diamonds For Men category, VELOCITA by Calleija, designed by Chantelle Green and crafted by Andrew Want, takes centre stage. An 18ct white gold diamond set collar bar, it dazzles with round brilliant and half-moon cut diamonds, amounting to a total diamond weight of 3.59ct. This piece is a testament to the fusion of masculinity and sophistication.

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Supplied by Spill Photography

Red Carpet – BLOOM by Musson Jewellers

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Designer: Robert Musson  
Company: Musson Jewellers  
Retail Value: $46,880

For the Red Carpet category, BLOOM, another masterpiece by Robert Musson, graces the stage. An 18ct rose gold right-hand ring adorned with 17 oval cut diamonds totalling 6.17ct, D-G colour, and IF – SI1 clarity, BLOOM is a sculptural wonder inspired by organic design. Its unique feature, visible under black light, showcases a natural gradient of fluorescence, bringing this creation to life.

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Supplied by Spill Photography

Design For Diamonds – ORIONID by Stephen Dibb Jewellery

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Designer: Alaine Anson  
Company: Stephen Dibb Jewellery  
Estimated Retail Value: $42,639,304 (If the design was to be made)

Alaine Anson’s ORIONID, a conceptual design rendered in pencil and gouache, captivates the Design For Diamonds category. This platinum, 18ct rose gold, and 22ct yellow gold necklace, inspired by the Orionid meteor shower, features a 13.33 rough pink diamond crystal at its centre. Adorned with 166ct of natural white pear, marquise, and round brilliant cut diamonds, this celestial masterpiece reflects the awe-inspiring beauty of the cosmos.

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Fancy Coloured Diamonds – THE KALEIDOSCOPE by Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier

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Designers: Nadia Neuman And Burt Muller  
Jeweller: Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier  
Retail Value: $290,000

In the Fancy Coloured Diamonds category, THE KALEIDOSCOPE, designed by Nadia Neuman and Burt Muller, stands out. An 18ct yellow and white gold pendant, featuring 32.26cts of coloured and white diamonds, showcases the artistry of natural champagne, yellow, cognac, orange, blue, and pink diamonds. Its detachable kaleidoscope pendant, with interchangeable components, adds an element of versatility to this exceptional piece.

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Solitaire Diamonds – ORSAY by Finelines Jewellers

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Designer: Benjamin Tracy  
Company: Finelines Jewellers  
Retail Value: $19,980

Benjamin Tracy’s ORSAY takes the spotlight in the Solitaire Diamonds category. This handmade platinum solitaire diamond set ring, featuring an end-set marquise cut diamond, exemplifies elegance with a retail value of $19,980.

Supreme Award – THE KALEIDOSCOPE by Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier

Designers: Nadia Neuman And Burt Muller  
Jeweller: Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier  
Retail Value: $290,000

In a rare and commendable feat, THE KALEIDOSCOPE secures not only the Fancy Coloured Diamonds category but also the prestigious Supreme Award.

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People’s Choice Award – ORIONID by Stephen Dibb Jewellery

Designer: Alaine Anson  
Company: Stephen Dibb Jewellery  
Estimated Retail Value: $42,639,304 (If the design was to be made)

Last but certainly not least, the People’s Choice Award goes to Alaine Anson’s ORIONID.

As we celebrate the brilliance and creativity showcased at the 2023 Diamond Guild Awards, we look forward to witnessing the evolution of diamond design in 2024.

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