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: 16 hours ago

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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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 September 7, 2019 at 7:50am

The sixth edition of SPRING1883 will be presented at The Establishment, Sydney from 11th-14th September 2019, showcasing 26 of the best contemporary galleries and spaces from the region and beyond.

Opening hours

Wednesday 11 September – Media & VIP Preview by Invitation Only

Thursday 12 September – 12-7pm

Friday 13 September – 12-8pm

Saturday 14 September – 12-7pm

Room 27: GYM—PROJECT ROOM Presentation by Fires, Sydney

Participating Artists: Uri Auerbach (Director), Kate Beckingham, Nicholas Dorey, Kate Meakin, Conor O’Shea

https://spring1883.com/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 7, 2019 at 7:13am
Latest Funding and Competitions
 
Find out about the latest funding calls and competitions in the manufacturing & materials funding round-up. The team can also help you identify the best support mechanisms for your innovation, or help match you up with collaborative partners.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 7, 2019 at 6:42am

Sian Evans

JEWELLERY SWAP

what's lurking at the bottom of your jewellery box?


fancy swapping it for something new in the ultimate new sustainability project?


19th Sept

6pm - 9pm


21st Sept

2pm - 5pm


Unit 24, Regent Studios, 8 Andrews rd, London, E8 4QN

SWAP YOUR OLD FOR OUR NEW


Broken, bent or lost a bit?


Excellent!


Old New


We will swap any jewellery that has a hallmark, gold, platinum or silver for pieces from our collections. We then rework the old jewellery we receive and create new jewellery. We believe this is the ultimate sustainable route for a jewellery company now and hope you agree.


https://www.sejewellery.com/recycle-with-us?ss_source=sscampaigns&a...



 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 7, 2019 at 6:38am
Axis Web: The Job Opportunity
 
We require a new member of staff to join our small team and become part of an exciting journey to create new digital first models supporting and enabling exchange with artists to help sustain their work.
 
This will require a highly organised individual with excellent communication and administration skills who can work well in a team, and keep an overview of many different areas of activity. You will have an eye for accuracy, an ability to prioritise effectively and support others with forward planning through reliable and timely administration.
 
We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds who can apply their experience to the role and meet the skills profile in the Person Specification.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 7, 2019 at 6:31am


Indian Internship Opportunity - Two Industrial Design or Product Design or Jewellery graduates are sought for Internships in an Indian design company.

The company Titian - https://www.titancompany.in/ are based in Bangalore and are known for their watch, jewellery and eyewear design in particular.. The internships can start as soon as the selected interns like and should last for a maximum of six months and a minimum of three months.

The company will pay for;
1.) One-way travel
2.) The costs of the Indian Visa
3.) Accommodation In a service apartment for the period of the internship.
4.) Local medical insurance as applicable
5.) Local travel from their accommodation to office return

There is no other stipend available.

Interested graduates (BA or MA) should in the first instance contact Sarah Jeans - sarahajeans@gmail.com and she will send them the companies internship brochure.

If graduates would like to be considered for the role they will need to send Sarah a CV, an online portfolio of work and covering letter outlining why they would like to be considered for the position.

They are also welcome to contact Sarah Jeans - sarahajeans@gmail.com with any questions they might have.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 6, 2019 at 3:17am
 
CREATIVE INSPIRATION WORKSHOP: CALLIGRAPHY - THE ESSENCE OF THE ALPHABET
Wed 30 October 2019 3 spaces left
1pm - 5pm, £20
Crafts Study Centre, Farnham
Handle and draw examples of calligraphy from the collections at the Crafts Study Centre. Introduced by curator Greta Bertram, have a go at classic calligraphy with lettering artist Mark Brooks.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 6, 2019 at 3:14am
 
CREATIVE LINKS: USING COLOURS AND TEXTURES TO ENHANCE YOUR JEWELLERY
Thu 10 October 2019
6pm – 8pm, £10 (incl. welcome drink)
Listen to Nina Gilbey and Bekkie Cheeseman as they share their research, encourage experimentation and launch their new book Colours and Textures in Jewellery. View colour and texture samples.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 6, 2019 at 3:11am
SCALING UP - HOW TO WORK BIGGER AND ON AN ARCHITECTURAL SCALE 
Thu 19 September 2019 NEW 

6pm - 8pm, £10 (incl. welcome drink) 
 
Join expert designers - Julian Cross, Marianne Forrest, Wally Gilbert, Chris Knight, and Andy Putland - who have successfully sought opportunities to scale-up their work, broadening their practice to include commissions and collaborations. 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 3, 2019 at 3:41am
The LOEWE FOUNDATION launches the fourth edition of the LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize, an international award celebrating excellence in craftsmanship.
 
The LOEWE FOUNDATION seeks to recognize uniquely talented artisans whose artistic vision and will to innovate set new standards for the future of craft.
 
The Prize for the winning entry is 50,000 euros. The shortlisted and winning works will feature in the exhibition and accompanying catalogue in Paris in Spring 2020.
 
Apply from 1 July to 30 October 2019.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2019 at 6:06am
Forging a Foundation with Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith -- Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm Eastern, September 18-November 13, 2019 (no class October 9th). This is an 8-module online business plan development/re-development course to help new/emerging artists and existing business owners to create comprehensive business plans in order to start-up, expand, or enhance their businesses.
$250 for SNAG members (use discount code FFMEM at checkout)
$400 for non-members
 

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