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GIT accelerates the development of Thai gem and jewelry designers to global stage

Mr. Sumed Prasongpongchai, Director of The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand or GIT reveals that GIT saw the importance of creating sustainability for Thai gem and jewelry industry, through the development of the potential of Thai jewelry designers. The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand gives importance to and promotes Thai designers through the jewelry design contest, as well as inviting entrepreneurs and designers to visit the Awarding Ceremony of GIT’s World Jewelry Design Awards 2021 which was held at Life Style Hall, 2nd Floor, Siam Paragon Shopping Center on 27th October 2021. The contest is a platform for Thai designers to showcase their talents internationally, where GIT is ready to prepare and push Thai designers to stand on the global stage.


GIT’s World Jewelry Design Awards 2021 is hosted for the 15th time this year under the theme “Intergeneration Jewelry” – jewelry for every generation, which corresponds to the concept of designing jewelry for everyone (Design for all), a jewelry collection that transcend the limitation of each generation and can be worn by all ages. In this contest, the institute has drawn experts in jewelry design from renown institute in Italy, South Korea and Iran to join the judging committee of the contest and also a plan to build cooperation with design institutes in both Europe and Asia to bring Thai designers to the global stage. The 4 finalists of GIT’s World Jewelry Design Awards 2021 consisted of 3 Thai designers, selected from 402 submission from 27 countries around the world. Designs from the 30 finalists will be displayed in drawings at the Awarding Ceremony and Winner Announcement, where the winner will receive a Royal Trophy from Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Krom Phra Srisavangavadhana. The jewelry collection from the 4 finalists has been produced into a real jewelry piece which will be worn by models in this ceremony. The institute if honored by Mrs. Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, Chairman of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand as the Chairman of the ceremony to reinforce Thailand’s leadership in the international arena.

The institute has received support for this contest from many partners including Siam Piwat Group, Beauty Gems Factory Co., Ltd., Marvel Jewelry Co., Ltd., Carletta Jewellery, Taevika Jewelry, Pandora Production Co., Ltd., L.S Jewelry Group (Lee Seng Jewelry), Treasure Product Marketing Co., Ltd. (Ownory), PREMIERA – Exquisite Jewellery and Phya Jewelry Co., Ltd.

In addition, the institute has also brought the designs from the 30 finalists to exhibit in the form of an Art Gallery Online to share experiences and perspective, aiming to inspire young designers, please visit www.facebook.com/gitwjda if you are interested. For more information, please contact the Training Department of The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) Tel. (66) 2 634 4999 ext. 311 – 313