Perth-based jeweller Tayron Scagnetti has placed second in the jewellery division at the 2013 WorldSkills International Competition in Leipzig, Germany.
The Scagnetti Jewellers employee joined three other Australians to win medals at the competition, which was held over the past four days.
Mr Scagnetti was trained at Perth's Central Institute of Technology.
Other Australian winners included automobile technology gold medal winner Timothy Taylor, from Victoria; Sydney’s Jessica Martin, who took silver for restaurant service; and NSW’s Lachlan Mayled, who won bronze in the welding division.
The WorldSkills International tournament is a not-for-profit event that has been running since 1950.