DUT designs dazzle at PlatAfrica

2009-11-14 00:00

OUTSTANDING designs have helped Durban University of Technology (DUT) students make their mark at the 11th Plat-Africa jewellery competition in Gauteng.

The student designs, created by Mluleki Mchunu, Dianne­ Turner, Tracey-Leigh Bertinotti, Lungelo Myeza and Daniela Farinha-Ferreira, under the theme “Zulu Symmetry”, won first place in the student collection category, with each student being awarded R2 500 and a certificate in recognition of their outstanding designs and unique creativity.

Designers taking part under the theme “Indian Intricacy” won merit awards for the versatile and delicate designs.

This year’s competition encouraged South African designers to get creative with the theme of cultural connections in relation to southern African courtship and weddings.


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