The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

 

Website: http://www.acj.org.uk/
Location: UK
Members: 67
Latest Activity: on Sunday

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Founded as a membership association in 1997 and registered as a Limited Company in 2006, it recognises a need to foster discussion, debate and critical review and interaction amongst its members. To this end we organise conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and an annual general meeting for our members. Our regular newsletter, findings, features reviews, information, comment, book offers and discounts and is of benefit to both our members and the wider public. We also produce a monthly e-bulletin featuring news and opportunities.

We welcome as members practising jewellers, associated designers and crafts people, educators, students, gallery owners and retailers, museum curators, critics and collectors - indeed, anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery.


The Association for Contemporary Jewellery 
PO Box 37807 London SE23 1XJ United Kingdom 
Telephone: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4201 
Fax: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4452 
Email: enquiries@acj.org.uk

 

WHAT WE DO

• promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery
• support jewellers’ creative and professional development
• develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design

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Started by Rebecca Skeels. Last reply by Rebecca Skeels Jul 12, 2015. 2 Replies

Calling ACJ members: Do let us know what you would like to read about in the next issue of Findings. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk. or comment here!New Writers: Findings is a valuable hub for knowledge sharing within the ACJ. Articles about events, projects, technical innovations, ideas, issues, internships, seminars, collaborations, new work, national and international. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk.Jewellery Being Worn: One of my policies for Findings is to picture jewellery being worn, and where possible not just on pretty young female models! If you see a great image of contemporary jewellery being worn, bring it to my attention. It may spark something. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk.Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 20, 2017 at 10:25am

The Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewellery is based on a pamphlet that introduced American GIs stationed in New Zealand during World War II to the culture and history of the island. This small but powerful exhibition catalog introduces new audiences to the unique style and tradition of New Zealand jewelry.
 
Illustrated with work from Alan Preston, Octavia Cook, Renee Bevan, Jane Dodd, Fran Allison, Warwick Freeman, Lisa Walker, and many more, and peppered with the dry wit and commentary of Damian Skinner, The Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewellery also boasts an extended reading list to encourage further understanding of New Zealand's unique contribution to the art jewelry field.https://artjewelryforum.org/pocket-guide-to-new-zealand-jewelry

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 20, 2017 at 10:10am
  1. We shape design & design shapes us. Discover how this years crop of @newdesigners are futureproofing with creative innovations
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 20, 2017 at 10:03am

Working with designers, industry and tech for futureproof design
The New Designers talks programme addresses current issues and topics pertinent to the design sector, providing a platform to inspire, support and collaborate with the design industry.

Highlights from this year's programme comes from the Design Museum, The BIID, British Design Fund, Design Council, and The Design Trust.

Events run throughout both Parts of New Designers and are free to attend with a valid entry ticket to the show. Advance booking is highly recommended as spaces are limited.

http://www.newdesigners.com/talks-tours/programme/?utm_source=Adest...

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2017 at 11:09am
Great PV last night at the Goldsmiths centre for the ACJ anniversary touring show 20:20 Visions. Do visit soon.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2017 at 11:08am
‪New book available #SolderingforJewellers @ H S Walsh & Sons Ltd https://www.hswalsh.com/product/soldering-jewellers-rebecca-skeels-...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 14, 2017 at 9:28am

https://klimt02.net/about/internships
INTERNSHIPS

Klimt02 offers to students (Master or Bachelor degree) or professionals the opportunity to undertake internships for a period of 4 to 6 months; the exact time will be agreed with the applicant.

We offer different positions depending on the candidate's skills and profile.
Work at Klimt02 isn’t a “bench work” and most of the time will be spent in front of a computer / thinking. For this role it is very important to be aware of what is currently happening in the jewellery field, how the industry works but also  it’s a theoretical work. We work with databases, contact artists, discuss new ways of publication...

Department directors of the schools are welcome to contact us in order to establish an official and regular agreement.
Please mail us at klimt@klimt02.net

 

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