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: 11 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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Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago
Take part in a-n’s and The Paying Artists Working Group’s new sector-wide survey to collect essential data and produce a benchmark for Exhibition Payment.
 
The Exhibition Payment Survey 2018 is the next step in securing fair payment for artists and the latest focus of a-n’s Paying Artists Campaign which established sectoral support for exhibition payment with the publication of the Exhibition Payment Guide in 2016.
 
Outcomes of this latest survey will, for the first time, establish a benchmark for actual payments made to, and received by artists, from exhibitions across the UK. The data collected will mean future editions of the Exhibition Payment Framework within the Exhibition Payment Guide reflect artists’ experiences, and the capacity of organisations to make fair payments informed by regional and national data and practice.
 
 
Survey closes on Friday 18 May 2018.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

Diamond meteorites may come from a lost ancient planet

Shards of a lost planet from the early solar system may give us evidence of the chaos that surrounded the birth of the terrestrial planets, including Earth. Researchers may have found the first relics of an enormous protoplanet that was smashed up into a type of meteorite we see today called a ureilite.

Most of the meteorites we have found on Earth are thought to be bits of asteroids that never grew to be planet sized. Now, Farhang Nabiei at the École …

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2166682-diamond-meteorites-may...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago
Craft on the big screen
 
Discover a mixture of short documentaries, music videos and hand-crafted animations from around the globe during Real to Reel, the UK's first film festival dedicated to making.
 
Taking place on 8, 9 and 10 May at Picturehouse Central in London, the festival is co-produced by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine, and this year is in partnership with Killik & Co., an independently owned investment house.
 
Crafts magazine talks to puppet makers Ian Mackinnon & Peter Saunders who will be holding a talk as part of the festival.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

SBJ link:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/422616414569161/
www.thesocietyofbritishjewellers.com
The SBJ is to help New, Intermediate and Experienced Jewellers in Britain and the rest of the World. Where knowledge can be shared to Help others in the industry.

Ethical Making Resource:
http://www.ethicalmaking.org/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

We’re calling for applications for Collect Open. A great opportunity to be part of one the world’s leading craft fairs in 2019.
 

http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/opportunities/exhibit-at-collect-op...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

Congrats to all the Creative and Cultural Awards winners including Ella McIntosh who received the Craft & Jewellery Skills Award . https://ccskills.org.uk/supporters/awards?utm_source=Permanent+-+Co...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

https://makemore.art/?utm_source=Permanent+-+Comms&utm_campaign...

Make More is a new festival for makers and doers in Victoria Park, London from 23 - 27 August.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

Arts can help children avoid a lifetime of gang crime, says $1m prize-winning teacher

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/arts-can-help-children-av...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 13 hours ago

Tickets start from just £7.50 in advance. Simply click the link below to book and follow us @NewDesigners and search #ND18 on Instagram to plan your highlights. 

https://www.theticketfactory.com/new-designers/online/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels 14 hours ago
Craft is the only artform to come close to accurately representing working class communities across the UK, new research finds.
 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"    The National @ Funaki:   10 April - 5 May (please note there is no opening event).   Gallery Funaki, 4 Crossley St Melbourne     Funaki @ The National:   8 May - 2 June   The National, 249…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"  Private View 24 April 2018 5 - 8pm     The ‘Collective Invites’ makers invite you collectively to their PRIVATE VIEW on Tuesday 24 April 2018 5 - 8pm at 67 York Street, Marylebone, W1H…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Dear Friends, I am very honored to announce two new programs currently operating at the ILJMuseum. The Hephaistos Summer School and the Jewelry Artist in Residenceprogram, JaIR, open this summer for the first time in a…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"festival of crafts returns on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018. festival of crafts is an annual two day craft event held at Farnham Maltings. Now in its 22nd year, the festival is well established in the craft calendar and features a…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Still Shining Jewellery Exhibition by Czech Centre London The first UK showcase of contemporary Czech jewellery designers, hosted by Gallery SO.…"
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"Charity: Grant for the UK Men's Shed AssociationThe Goldsmiths’ Company Charity has awarded a grant of £3,000 a year for three years to the UK Men's Shed Association. Sheds are community spaces for older men to meet, connect,…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"13 April - 1 July 2018 Following on from its display at the Ruthin Craft Centre and the Harley Gallery, Made for the Table will be exhibited at the Holburne Museum in Bath until 1 July 2018.Made for the Table presents contemporary silver from the…"
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