As we mentioned in our previous post, this competition takes place every year since 1997 in the categories jewelry, goldsmith and filigree and brings together the work of many silver craftsmen from all around the country, taking the judges in consideration the themes they have chosen, the technique, the style, complementary materials used, design and originality.
The following are the winners of this year´s competition:
1st prize Jewelry and General Competition Prize Patronato de Plata del Peru.
Piece name: Catalina Winner: Jorge Alfredo Pérez Gutiérrez from Cajamarca
2nd prize Jewelry
Piece name: Dulces y Quesitos Arequipeños (Sweets and Cheese from Arequipa) Winner: Mónica Rocío Collantes Díaz from Lima
1st prize Goldsmith
Piece name: La Mano de Dios (God´s Hand) Winner: Richard Mamani Pallani from Lima
2nd prize Goldsmith
Piece name: Poder Inka Maskay Pacha (Inka Maskay Pacha Power) Winner: Raúl Segura Ramírez, Arturo Segura Ramírez, Fernando Segura Ramírez and Armando Segura Ramírez from Cusco.
1st prize Filigree
Piece name: El Reflejo del Buho (Owl’s Reflection) Winner: Luis Alberto Chaccha Chávez, Christian Chaccha Chávez, Sandra Flores Chaccha and Celia Quispe Jacinto from Lima
2nd prize Filigree
Piece name: El Arca del Pacto, la presencia, ley, provisión y el Poder de Dios (The Ark of Pact, the presence, the law, the hoard and the Power of God) Winner: José Jesús Sullón Aguirre, Neleyda Noemí Terrones Guerrero and José Joel Sullón Terrones from Piura
More of this year´s magnificent winning pieces:
The winning pieces will be on display between the 26th July and the 23rd August at the Gallery of the Interbank Tower in Lima.