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: yesterday

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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Hello ACJ followers, Likers and Members. Could you comment on this post and let us know the one thing you like to see on our networks and the one thing you would prefer not to see! Thank you.

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday

Free Webinars for Creatives: Social Media and Pop-Up Shops

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday
#Itstartshere…
The Goldsmiths’ Company, Goldsmiths’ Centre and Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office all play a major role in promoting the public's interest in goldsmithing through exhibitions and events.

Find out more about how they support the creative careers of emerging jewellers and silversmiths and see how you can get involved.
Find out morehttp://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/
Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday
new designers: SAVE THE DATE FOR 2019
 
 
Week 1: 27 - 29 June 2019
Awards Preview 26 June
 
Week 2: 4 -6 July 2019
Awards Preview 3 July
 
Tickets go on sale early 2019.
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Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday

A watch made from deconstructed illegal firearms

https://materialdistrict.com/article/watch-deconstructed-illegal-fi...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday

Forget a Fast Car. Creativity Is the New Midlife Crisis Cure. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/14/sunday-review/creativity-midlife...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday

Grayson Perry-backed affordable housing for artists wins approval

https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/10033152.article

Comment by Rebecca Skeels yesterday
ANNOUNCING A NEW AWARD CELEBRATING EMERGING TALENT IN ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN 
New Designers is excited to bring you news of the latest art and craft prize, Cræftiga, a major new talent search aimed at unearthing the next generation of undiscovered craftspeople.

The award is open to anyone whose work covers the spectrum of art, craft or design, perfect for our entire ND community of alumni, designers, and creative lovers. The award is particularly keen to see projects that take the heritage of craft and making as its inspiration and push it into new, sustainable and innovative spaces. 

Applications are now open. Find out more online and apply. Deadline: 31 July
https://www.craeftiga.org/
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 15, 2018 at 1:09pm

ACJ Member:
Christine Johnson made Juniper Bubble Beaker
commisioned for Made for the Table Exhibition:
http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/news/news-supporting-information-c...

Silver Beaker with Bubbles, Lines and Juniper Berries, 2018, £1,440 (incl VAT)

Juniper Bubble Beaker by Christine Johnson is perfect for enjoying a gin and tonic. Inspired by gin and her love of geometric lines and repetition, three columns of silver beads are positioned in thirds around the beaker; the smaller beads represent rising bubbles and the largest bead at the top of each column symbolise a Juniper berry. The bubbles are a reference to the familiar method of serving, with tonic, and the berries reference the source of the flavour. There is a special space reserved on the side of the beaker where you could place your mark of ownership; an emblem, coat of arms or initials.

About the designer
Designer-maker Christine Johnson’s work is inspired by repetition and pattern, and the interplay of lines of light and shadow. Many of her jewellery pieces are kinetic and reflect a deep interest in optical illusion and visual effects.

w: www.christinejohnsonjewellery.com
e: info@christinejohnsonjewellery.com

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 5:30am
 
Call for Applications: Artistar Jewels 2019
03Jul2018 - 27Jul2018
Artistar Jewels
Milan, ITALY
DEADLINE: 27/07/2018
 
 
The Contemporary Jewel as never seen before, a new international sales and high-selection are the keywords for the next edition from 19 to 24 February 2019 during the Milan Fashion Week.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 5:26am
From the participating school entries, Klimt02 will award one of the featured master students with a one-year free jeweller’s membership including a personal jeweller’s profile & an exhibition of the selected graduate works at Hannah Gallery.
 
The selected graduate will be presented in the Klimt02 Forum during June until September 2018 and promoted in the Klimt02 newsletter and facebook page. As well as presented at a Serie Emerging Values 2018: Selected Graduates & Degree shows.
 
Deadline for participation is September 21st.
But the soonest you send the selected graduate information the better communication and diffusion of the school work.
 

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