THE HARPER'S BAZAAR DIAMOND GUILD AUSTRALIA
2005 JEWELLERY AWARDS WINNERS
The winners of the Harper's Bazaar Diamond Guild of Australia 2005 Jewellery Awards were announced at a glamorous black tie dinner at the Park Hyatt on 27 October 2005.
This stylish event featured Helen Kapalos as the event emcee and guest presenters included Jessica Rowe, Bianca Dye and designer Michelle Jank.
Harper's Bazaar editor Alison Veness-McGourty said: "I am thrilled with the response to the awards and delighted that one hundred percent of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation". The winners were featured in the December issue of Harper's Bazaar.
Diamond Solitaire Award - a solitaire piece of jewellery where the main focus is a single diamond of 0.5ct - 1.5ct
Diamond Only Award - a diamond piece, not a ring, featuring only diamonds to a maximum retail value of $35,000
Fancy Diamond Award - any diamond piece where a maximum of 80% of the diamond weight used in the piece consists of fancy cut diamonds to a maximum retail value of $35,000
Diamond Fantasy Award - diamonds must be 80% of the gemstones used; the rest is at the designers discretion
Pink Diamond Award – a piece where the minimum pink diamond weight is 25% of the total carat used