Hong Kong, October 4, 2012 – The IU Awards presentation ceremony was held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Hall on September 21. Around 200 people gathered at the grand foyer to celebrate and appreciate the winning pieces.
IU Awards is the first international gem-cutting and jewelry design competition dedicated to promoting colored gemstones. “IU” stands for the initials of International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) and UBM Asia. There are two categories in the IU Awards competition: jewellery design and gem-cutting.
This year, IU Awards received 221 entries from 25 countries and regions around the world. The final judging of the IU Awards was held on June 22 when eight awardees were selected.