Prix Romand Piaget Awards 2017 Best Designer & Best Jeweller
Last year, Piaget has decided to expand its award for Best Jeweller and Best Designer to all schools in French Switzerland: le Centre de Formation Arts Appliqués de Genève (CFPAA), l'Ecole d'Arts Appliqués de la Chaux-de-Fonds (EAA), l’Ecole Technique de la Vallée de Joux (ETVJ) and l’Association Romande des Métiers de la Bijouterie (ASMEBI). This award is intended for 4th year students.
In the forefront from left to right: Mrs. Rita Correia Gil – Official on area at the OFPC (Office for Orientation, Continuous and Professional Formation), Ms. Julie Breitenmoser – Jewellery Award, student at l’Ecole Technique de la Vallée de Joux (ETVJ), Mr. Philippe Léopold-Metzger, Piaget Président and Ms. Claudia Roque Andrade – Design Award, student at le Centre de Formation Professionnelle Arts (CFP Arts). At the background from left to right : Mr. François Monnin – Dean at ETVJ, Mr. Fabien Graber – Director of ETVJ, Mr. Frédéric Ottesen – Director of CFP Arts and Mr. Pierre-Marie Max – Dean of CFP Arts.
On June 27th, 2017 at the Piaget Manufacture in Plan-Les-Ouates, the Best Jeweller Award went to Julie Bretenmoser, 23, student at l'Ecole Technique de la Vallée de Joux (ETVJ), and Claudia Roque Andrade from le Centre de Formation Professionnelle Arts de Genève (CFP Arts), 19, received the Best Designer Award.
The jury was constituted of one member of each school and, on Piaget side, of Christopher Lopes, Jewellery Designer and Patrick Thabuis, High Jewellery Responsible. All projects were judged anonymously.