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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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.

Started by Rebecca Skeels Mar 7, 2018. 0 Replies

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.Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2019 at 4:13am

Cockpit Arts' Open Studios happen twice a year; see behind the scenes, meet over 140 makers over two sites. http://cockpitarts.com/shop-cockpit/open-studios/?utm_source=Perman...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=8a1b64d48b&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2019 at 4:11am
haus otto utilizes wire to allow people to make their own 'one dollar glasses'
 
https://www.designboom.com/design/haus-otto-wire-one-dollar-glasses...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=8a1b64d48b&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2019 at 4:10am

4 reasons craft is good for your mental health
https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/4-reasons-craft-is-good-f...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=8a1b64d48b&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2
Crafts Council UK
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2019 at 4:07am
 
Is craft a product or a process? Is it always something handmade? A cohort of contemporary makers challenge preconceptions about what the word means today and the role craft can play in shaping culture, identity and society at a new craft biennial in Yorkshire, called 'Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters'. Works by bookbinder Kate Holland, embroiderer Jenny King, and furniture designers Max Lamb and Yinka Ilori sit alongside historic works by Thomas Chippendale and Robert Adam inside Harewood House, a Georgian manor near Leeds. In this film – co-produced by Crafts magazine, the Crafts Council and Harewood House – we meet some of the makers and curators, who together aim to spark debate. 'Useful/Beautiful: Why Craft Matters' runs until 1 September 2019 at Harewood House, Leeds, LS17 9LG https://biennial.harewood.org
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 19, 2019 at 4:06am

Flourish
17 -18 Jun2

Lulu Lytle, co founder of Soane Britain

Beyond Boundaries - international trade opportunities
Eva Qain, Marketing

more speakers: https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/flourish/?utm_source=Pe...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=8a1b64d48b&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2#speakers

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 13, 2019 at 11:34am

ACJ members 25% discount on this excellent Congress. See the members' discount section on the ACJ site (logged in) for the code.

non members can go direct to the Congress pages: https://www.assayofficelondon.co.uk/news/retail-jeweller-industry-q...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 12, 2019 at 12:50pm

https://benchpeg.com/jobs/experienced-bench-worker-sia-taylor-brist...

Experienced Bench Worker / Jeweller

Sia Taylor

Bristol

We are looking for an experienced Jeweller to join our fast-growing team.  All candidates should have considerable experience making jewellery from precious materials. Preferably they should have 2+ years in a production environment within a jewellery business.

Experience

The desired candidate should be confident and able to demonstrate advanced skills in the following:

Piercing, filing, assembling, intricate soldering and finishing of small-scale components made predominantly from gold and platinum sheet and wire.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 12, 2019 at 12:49pm

https://benchpeg.com/jobs/experienced-bench-worker-sia-taylor-brist...

Experienced Bench Worker / Jeweller

Sia Taylor

Bristol

We are looking for an experienced Jeweller to join our fast-growing team.  All candidates should have considerable experience making jewellery from precious materials. Preferably they should have 2+ years in a production environment within a jewellery business.

Experience

The desired candidate should be confident and able to demonstrate advanced skills in the following:

Piercing, filing, assembling, intricate soldering and finishing of small-scale components made predominantly from gold and platinum sheet and wire.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 12, 2019 at 12:43pm
 
Òscar Ollé
Jeweler and/or Jewelry designer (Costume jewelry - fashion jewelry)
 
Interview:
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 12, 2019 at 12:15pm
The call for entries is now open
CRAFT @ Top Drawer
8-10 September 2019
Olympia, London
 
Deadline 15 May 2019
 
APPLY TODAY
 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Call for Submissions – Essays, Reviews, Poetry, Visual Arts published every six weeks, this online journal explores the political, aesthetic and conceptual qualities of craft and the decorative, from modernist experimentation in the early…"
Sunday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"seeking freelance technical jewellery, design and CAD tutors to propose and deliver short courses during our 2019/2020 academic year, London #artopps https://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs/freelance-short-course-tutors-british-academy-of-jewellery/"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"  MANON VAN KOUSWIJK 'SOURCES & RESOURCES' Masterclass   17 - 20 July 2019   Website link: https://www.k2jewelleryacademy.london/manon-van-kouswijk-masterclass       Date and Time   Wednesday 17th…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"talk and course by Manon van Kouswijk   1. Lecture by Manon van Kouswijk at K2 Academy   18 July 2019   6:30pm - 8pm   Tickets:…"
Sunday

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