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 Friday

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 November 17, 2018 at 7:48am
 
Collect
 
Collect returns to London’s Saatchi Gallery from 28 February - 3 March 2019.
 
Book Now and Save 20% when booking by 15 December
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:44am
SARAH RACHEL BROWN
Producer of the Perceived Value Podcast
by Adriane Dalton
 
"Launched in 2017 and currently in its second season, Perceived Value is a biweekly podcast produced by contemporary jeweler Sarah Rachel Brown. Brown investigates the economics of surviving as a creative by asking honest questions about how creative people—predominantly craft artists—make their livings and support themselves."
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:42am
YVONNE MONTOYA NAMED AJF'S NEXT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
CONTACT: Raïssa Bump
EMAIL: raissa@artjewelryforum.org
 
San Francisco, California, USA—Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is pleased to announce its new Executive Director, Yvonne Montoya. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Montoya follows AJF’s first ever Executive Director, Rebekah Frank, to whom we extend our heartfelt appreciation for a job well done. A search committee, led by board member Sarah Turner, went through an extensive search that unanimously recommended Montoya to AJF’s Board of Directors.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:24am
save the date & help us to spread the word!
The Farnham Maltings SPARK project has been selected to take part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge — the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign.
 
Spark provides arts opportunities for young people from Waverley who are vulnerable, disadvantaged, or battling financial inequalities. Our work provides vibrant and exciting outreach projects in visual and performance arts.
 
every £1 donated will be doubled during Giving Week, 12pm Tue 27 November to 12pm Tue 04 December.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:22am
Shop handmade this Christmas with a fantastic range of gifts under £50 on Handmade in Britain's online marketplace.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:19am
MAKING FACES – A Jewellery Playbook
Manon van Kouswijk
 
13 November - 8 December
 
From a beaded object that looks like a face to an abstract ornament that frames the face:
Am I wearing you or are you wearing me?
MAKING FACES - A Jewellery Playbook is a new project by Manon van Kouswijk that consists of 65 necklaces and an artist publication in which their multiple appearances are revealed. It is also designed as a manual, both a how-to guide and an invitation to the audience to create their own faces and other forms with the necklaces.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 17, 2018 at 7:12am
You are invited to submit your entry to the Make Your Mark Awards, a competition designed to celebrate the London Hallmark!
At our Make Your Mark event on the 5th February 2019, we will be presenting awards for both finished pieces or design drawings of jewellery and silverware items that best celebrate the London hallmark.
This exciting competition is open to recent graduates, apprentices and current students with both cash prizes and unique career enhancing opportunities available. Award winners will also have their work displayed at Goldsmiths’ Hall during the Make Your Mark event and receive a special certificate.
Visit our website for full details and criteria https://www.assayofficelondon.co.uk/events/make-your-mark-awards-2019

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:12am
Artists Caroline Broadhead and Maisie Broadhead are mother and daughter but work independently of each other.
 
Interrogating representations of women and the portrayal of ‘women’s work’.
 
ReFrame
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:09am
The power of the arts and social activities to improve the nation's health
 
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock speaks to the King's Fund about the benefits of social prescribing.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:08am
Jewellery by Stööki. We talk to Nadia, Luke and Bosola about how they are inspired by the raw energy of London's youth culture and working towards a more transparent and open jewellery industry in our latest What’s Your Craft film.

 

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