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 Tuesday

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 June 18, 2017 at 1:22pm
 
Open Studios
Summer Open Day!
in the Chocolate Factory.
Sunday 2 July
The Summer Open Day will be a wonderful opportunity to meet the craftspeople, artists and designers at the Chocolate Factory; to see their creativity first hand, and often before anyone else, as it emerges inside the studio. The Chocolate Factory is a well-established community of workshops, which is home to many world-renowned creative practitioners – well worth a visit! Our studio doors will be open to the public from 11-5 on Sunday 2 July.
All welcome! Free Entry
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 1:19pm
 
The countdown is on!
Only 4 days left to save 25%
Creative thinking is at its peak, with the newest designers responding in new and distinct ways to design, combining artistic influence with functionality, traditional craft techniques and socially prominent notions.
 
Come along to New Designers 2017 to see 3,000 of this year's most talented design graduates all under one roof in celebration and support of creativity.
 
Make sure you book now to benefit from discounted tickets. Visit for a day for just £10.50*, or come back as many times as your want across the two weeks for £21*. Just enter code NDNEWS7 when booking.
 
Be quick though, offer ends midnight Sunday 18 June.
Book online or call 0844 338 0399
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 1:06pm
Make Your Future: Call for makers
The Crafts Council is looking for craft makers to plan and deliver workshops for our flagship craft education programme, Make Your Future.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 1:03pm
Speaker’s Corner: Ndidi Ekubia, Silversmith
Silversmith Ndidi Ekubia will be talking about how to work with galleries at Flourish
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 1:01pm

Each week, a new brand will take over 67 York Street and transform the space into a gallery, pop-up shop or an installation. The annual programme will be curated by our Creative Director; Louisa Pacifico – an industry expert in commercial craft and design. http://www.67yorkstreet.com/?utm_source=Master%20List&utm_campa...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 12:58pm

This week sees the launch of thread - the Maltings inspirational festival of textiles. Taking place on Saturday 30 September, you can enjoy a packed series of talks, exhibitions and demonstrations from the professionals. There is also a bustling, curated marketplace where you can shop for artisan fabrics and haberdashery for your own textile projects or buy from artists and makers showcasing their own unique handcrafted work. Snap up advance tickets now, secure your space on a workshop and prepare for a sociable and inspiring day out.

https://farnhammaltings.com/events/thread-2017/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 12:56pm

Flaming June Jewellery!

https://madebyhandonline.com/collections/jewellery

Cuffs by Sue Gregor, Necklaces by Lindsey Walters & Earrings by Emily Kidson... we've a colourful collection of handmade jewellery by more than 60 contemporary jewellers from all over the UK!

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 12:44pm
Professorship "Methodology and Design" (W2)
Hochschule Anhalt – Department of Design
Location: Köthen - Germany
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 12th June 2017
Expires: 12th July 2017
 
In Dessau, the Bauhaus city, we respond to the complex issues of a changing world with progressive design approaches. Here is now apparent, as it has been in the past on many levels, what our society will have to deal with in the future.
 ...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 12:39pm


Senior Lecturer in 3D Design and Craft (0.8 full-time equvialent)
University of Brighton - School of Art
Location:     Brighton
Salary:     £41,709 to £48,327 pro rata
Hours:     Part Time
Contract Type:     Permanent
Placed on:     12th June 2017
Closes:     25th June 2017
Job Ref:     AR3112-17-190

Bring your creative and vibrant academic attributes to work as a Senior Lecturer within the School of Art, located in the heart of Brighton. Apply your professional approach to enhance the development and delivery of the 3D Design and Craft course which embraces a comprehensive range of three dimensional (3D) creative practices. Work carried out is studio and workshop-based, including specialist workshops in Wood, Metals, Ceramics, Polymers and Composites that are supported by specialist Technical Demonstrators. In addition, the dedicated Design Lab offers flexible learning space for design-led teaching.

The School of Art draws together a comprehensive range of disciplines and professions that span fine art, design and applied arts. They are committed to the advancement and delivery of creative, cultural and socially purposeful higher education that contributes to the civic and public good and strengthens our societal and economic resilience.

Professional experience of 3D Design and Craft is key, as is specialist experience of Design and working with wood as a material area. Working closely with the staffing team to develop the curriculum, you will possess up-to-date working knowledge in order to effectively deliver design teaching and learning across the subject area. Evidence of relevant professional practice and/or research activity is also essential.

Job sharers are welcome.

In return, the University offers a wide range of benefits, such as a generous annual leave package, including time off over the Christmas period, along with childcare vouchers and travel loan schemes.
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BCA474/senior-lecturer-

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 18, 2017 at 4:45am

Our 20:20 Visions exhibition at the Goldsmiths’ Centre, includes over one hundred pieces of jewellery, displaying some of the best work from some of the best makers of the past 20 years. Don’t miss exhibition curator, Terry Hunt’s guided tour through the display, revealing more about the techniques, development and highlights from these celebrated jewellers’ work. 

Join us on Tuesday, 27th June, 6 – 7.30pm at The Goldsmiths Centre, 42 Britton Street, London EC1M 5AD.  Tickets £7, available online via the Goldsmiths’ Centre website: http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/public-events/curators-ta...

 

 

 

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