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Design it! PRIME contest for promoting the talents of young jewellers

Design it! PRIME contest for promoting the talents of young jewellers

Author: SuperUser Account/Wednesday, December 16, 2015/Categories: News

The prize award ceremony of Design it! contest took place on December 16, 2015, at Badguèr Center for Artisans and Creators, located in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon.

The contest, organised by the Chamber of Commerce of Beirut, aimed at showcasing the talents of young Lebanese creators in jewellery.

Winning designs were selected by a jury composed of confirmed professional actors from the jewellery and design sectors. The best designs were selected on the basis of their innovative aspect, their artistic side, and the reflection of the personal work of the designer.

Winners are the following:

1.      Sarhad Aprahamian, with the asymmetric earrings “Waves”

2.      Ghina Anna, with the ring “Black Blossom”

3.      Mohammad Sabe Ayoun, with the ring “Brilliant Cutting”

The event was also the occasion for participants to network and share their experience with PRIME activities. “Jewellery is an industry of love”, said Maya Mukhi, a junior entrepreneurs in this sector who had actively participated in PRIME training and mentoring scheme. “Being in this sector helped me bring about my creativity and my artistic skills.”

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Grants for Study Visits

The general aim of the project is to promote innovation in intergenerational learning, identifying, developing and disseminating effective models for the learning development and the professionalization of the younger generations and the generational shift of goldsmith, silversmith and gemology enterprises.

To this purpose the Prime project will provide 50 sub-grants to young people for study visits. The study visit is a short stay of three/five days in a host country for a group of young new or aspiring entrepreneurs engaged in the mentoring programme and project staff. The study visit includes presentations and on-site visits to businesses and business associations, educational and training institutions, training sites, exchange and sharing of experiences among the young new or aspiring entrepreneurs, exchange and learning on themes of common interest. more


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