Johannesburg - The Indian tradition of ornate bridal jewellery dates back thousands of years.
Gold has dominated designs in the past, but modern Indian brides are moving towards more contemporary designs in platinum. In fact, India is the world's second-largest platinum jewellery market, after China.
That's what inspired the theme of PlatAfrica 2015, the platinum jewellery design competition.
Professional and student designers were asked to create bridal jewellery to the theme.
In the professional category, the winners were: