\r\n \r\nYuki Agriardi Koswara's 'Essentia' neckpiece was deemed to have best reflected the brief to showcase palladium's inherent properties of lightness and strength. Inspired by the life of a fictional paleontologist and based on the visual resources she would encounter \u2013 symmetry, pattern, light and the shades of her world \u2013 the winning design was celebrated at an exclusive launch during London Fashion Week at Somerset House.\r\n \r\nYuki commented on his accolade: "I'm incredibly excited to have won the Palladium Jewellery Design Competition. I'm very grateful to both the International Palladium Board and Central Saint Martins for giving me the opportunity to produce my design, and for the opportunity to show at London Fashion Week."\r\n \r\nThe finalists' designs are being showcased at BFC Rock Vault \u2013 a brand new initiative to promote Britain's most innovative jewellery talent at London Fashion Week \u2013 and both Yuki and runner-up Vance Ng Sze Wing will receive a financial award from the International Palladium Board.\r\n \r\nBrad Mills, chairman of the International Palladium Board, commented: "We are inspired by the creativity and innovation presented in the finalists' work. The students have perfectly interpreted the inherent attributes of palladium in the winning designs."