Calling all jewelers!

Made Truly:

Design to Production Jewelry Contest

Made Truly: Design to Production Jewelry Contest is a competition that invites jewelry designers to showcase their creativity and craftsmanship. The contest offers the winner the opportunity to see their design come to life through the entire production process, resulting in a micro line of jewelry pieces made from sterling silver. This contest is designed to celebrate emerging talents while offering them the opportunity to become familiar with and gain entry into the production process.

This contest is sponsored by Made Truly – an all-in-one design thru production platform for jewelry brands. Learn more about Made Truly here.

Contest Details


  • The contest is open to individuals with an existing jewelry business.
  • Applicants must be located within the United States.

Submission Requirements

  • Each contestant may submit up to three wearable jewelry pieces for production in metal.
  • Submissions must include a detailed design description, including materials, dimensions, and any unique features.
  • Entrants must provide a sketch or digital rendering of their design(s).

Judging Criteria

  • Entries will be evaluated based on creativity, originality, craftsmanship, and how well the design aligns with Made Truly’s manufacturing process.
  • Made Truly will judge all submissions.


  • The winner will have the opportunity to work closely with the production team at Made Truly to bring their design to life.
  • The winning designs will be produced into a micro line (3-5 pieces) of jewelry. Samples will be produced in Silver CZ and final materials TBD based on the design. Terms and conditions apply and will be discussed upon contest decision with the winner. More details below.
  • The winner will receive the finished jewelry pieces free of charge.

Production Process

  • The winner will collaborate with the Made Truly team who will guide them through the production process.
  • The production process will include selecting materials, crafting prototypes, and overseeing the production run.

Entry Fee

  • None


  • Submissions period: October 10 – November 30, 2023
  • Winner Announced during NYC Jewelry Week 2023 (November 13 – 19)

Submit your application below and good luck!




NYC Jewelry Week is excited to collaborate with Made Truly in promoting the Made Truly: Design to Production Jewelry Contest. NYC Jewelry Week (NYCJW) involvement in the contest is soley for promotional purposed and NYCJW does not bear any responsibility for the selected winners, the produced goods and/or the outcome of the winner’s relationship with Made Truly.

The contest, its rules, judging process, and prize fulfillment are the sole responsibility of Made Truly, the contest organizer. All contestants are encouraged to carefully review the contest guidelines and engage with Made Truly directly for any inquiries or concerns related to the contest.

NYC Jewelry Week remains committed to fostering a vibrant jewelry community and supporting creative initiatives within the industry. We wish all participants the best of luck in this exciting competition!