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: 66
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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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:32am
Award Title:

New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award for Jewellery

Winner name:

Eglė Banytė

University name:

Ulster University, BA (Hons) Ceramics, Jewellery and Silversmithing

Stand no.: JC61
Title of work: Curious Constructions
Judges Comments:

'This collection shows a multi-dimensional playfulness. Executed with precision and thought, it reflects an evolving body of work.'

Award Prize:

The winner will receive:

  • One-week work experience in a professional jewellery workshop at the Goldsmiths’ Centre – where the winner will focus on commercialising their own work
  • A bursary of up to £500 towards living expenses, if required
  • A special Student Hallmarking Package including ten-year registration at the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office, punch plus laser software set-up for laser hallmarking, a complimentary behind the scenes tour of our working Assay Office
  • 2 complimentary tickets to Goldsmiths’ Fair, the premier precious metal jewellery and contemporary silver selling exhibition
  • Free access to the Goldsmiths’ Company Library
Awards Criteria:

All students exhibiting jewellery at New Designers within the Jewellery and Contemporary Design and Crafts zone are automatically considered for The New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Jewellery Award. When selecting their winners, the judges consider the form, aesthetic appeal and the practicality of the piece(s) of jewellery.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:31am
new designers award:
Award Title:
 
New Designers Hallmark Studio Award
Winner name:
 
Ailsa Morrant
University name:
 
The Glasgow School of Art, BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery
Title of work: Sensing Every Moment
Judges
 
'Alisa understands the importance of emotional connections and celebrating those seemingly ordinary moments'.
 
 
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:27am
 
The Miniaturists - Saturday 16th June 2018 - Saturday 28th July 2018
 
As Liverpool celebrates ten years since our European Capital of Culture year we reminisced on the fantastic programme of events including when the Royal de Luxe giant puppeteers first came to town. In response we’ve have curated an exhibition celebrating miniature craft in a variety of media including wood, paper, basketry, ceramic, jewellery, precious and non-precious metal and found materials.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:23am
 
Hothouse
 
Hothouse supports talented makers at the start of their career
 
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:17am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:14am
The Axisweb 48 Hour Micro Residency:
Call for Applications
DEADLINE 5PM, 27 JULY 2018
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:12am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:02am
The Reading Agency is looking for trustees
 
National charity The Reading Agency is looking for new trustees who support its aims to make reading accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds.
 
They would particularly welcome contribution from new trustees around finance, fundraising, communications and research.
 
Deadline: 9:00am 20 July
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 3:55am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 30, 2018 at 1:28pm
INTERVIEW
How Jewelry Can Shape a Life
by Damian Skinner
AJF co-founder and board member Susan Cummins is a collector and an agent of change, working hard to increase the visibility, funding, and discussion of contemporary jewelry. So many of her activities are about promoting other people and organizations—but now it’s her turn to get a bit of the limelight and face some questions. https://artjewelryforum.org/susan-cummins-in-conversation
 

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