AJW award – Anticlastics will reward one of the individual artists/participants with the AJW Award. His/her work should show originality, technical quality and conceptual richness. The winner will be invited to participate for free, in the following AJW edition.

Awarded Artist 2018: Artemis Valsamaki,



MATERIAL QUESTS Award – Benaki Museum Shop – “Material Quests” is a series of exhibitions aiming to highlight unique works in the fields of the applied arts and design that are of exceptional aesthetics, superb craftsmanship and particular artistic inspiration. The prize will be given to the artist, whose work we believe, better represents these qualities. He/She will be given the opportunity to exhibit his/her work at the Benaki Museum’s Shop.

Awarded Artist: Angelos Konstantakatos,

Public Award


AJW PUBLIC award – the Anticlastics team will invite the public to vote for their favourite artist/participant of Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces 2018. The winner will be invited to participate for free, in the following AJW edition.

Awarded Artist 2018: Elli Xippa,



ALCHIMIA award – Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery celebrates during AJW the “Alchimia Award”, a tribute to the new faces in the world of contemporary jewellery. This award, consisting of a two-week Intensive Course at Alchimia School in Florence, will be given to one of the promising artists that participate in Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces exhibition.

“We are happy to give this award, for the first time, in Athens Jewelry Week. We consider that is a learning experience to study in a city like Florence, at Alchimia. It is the best way to motivate and support the efforts of a young talented artist to the world of contemporary jewellery. 

The Director – Lucia Massei

Awarded Artist 2018: Elli Xippa,



Autor award – Autor International Contemporary Jewelry Fair will reward one of the artist participating in the central exhibition of AJW, Art + Jewelry : Intersecting Spaces 2018 with a free participation at AUTOR fair 2019 and with media support for one year on the AUTOR digital media platform.

Awarded Artist 2018: Elli Xippa,



JOYA award – “Joya Art Jewellery and Objects will award an artist at AJW and invite him/her to create something memorable.”  We would like to propose to the winner an ephemeral presence – a performance or an act, related to the collection awarded and to the concept of the artist. The performance will take place during the event in Barcelona and through interaction, would illustrate to the public the art jewellery in movement and contact with the body.

Awarded Artist 2018: Lodie Kardouss



PLATINA award – Gallery Platina will reward one of the individual artists or a group with the PLATINA Exhibition Award. We are looking for multi-layered work with an intention to extend the concept of jewellery, what it is and can do. The winner will be invited to an exhibition at PLATINA Gallery in Stockholm.

Awarded Artist 2018: Maria Ignacia Walker Guzman,