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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: 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.

Started by Rebecca Skeels Mar 7. 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 The Justified Sinner on June 1, 2011 at 3:03pm

ACJ at Treasure!

As part of the prestigious London Jewellery Week, the ACJ is proud to be represented at Treasure, part of the week which is dedicated to contemporary jewellery from all sorts of people.

 

You can visit the Treasure Website here, see who is exhibiting or have a look at the ACJ entry

I'm delighted to say that there is a very wide range of styles being shown on the ACJ website and recommend anyone who is in the area to pay a visit!

 

Comment by Su Trindle ( Quercus Silver) on June 1, 2011 at 10:56am
Glad to see you here. I only recently joined ACJ, but love the Findings magazine and the bulletins.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 30, 2011 at 12:15pm
Applications wanted for workshop space!

THE GOLDSMITHS’ CENTRE, the Goldsmiths’ Company’s exciting new state-of-the art building in the heart of London’s Clerkenwell, is due to physically open its doors in October 2011.

http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/news/applications-for-workshop-space-at-goldsmiths'-centre/
Comment by The Justified Sinner on May 28, 2011 at 6:34pm

Re: Bilston Craft Gallery

 

The show "Reverberations" is not open to Jewellers. The brief is quite emphatic about this.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 27, 2011 at 8:39am

If you haven't had a chance to see images from Last Summers ACJ conference - CROSSINGS,  held at West Dean, please feel free to browse http://www.flickr.com/photos/the_justified_sinner/sets/721576245541...

Here is one from the start of the Slide show of Jessica Turrell giving a talk on her enamelling research. All photos by The Justified Sinner.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 27, 2011 at 7:58am

http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/bilston/whats_on/004642.html

Call for exhibitors

6 May 11 - 2 Jun 11

Deadline for submissions 2 June 5.00pm

Bilston Craft Gallery is seeking innovative work in metal by national and regional makers for an exciting exhibition exploring contemporary practice, alongside key historic metalware collections.

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 27, 2011 at 7:46am

http://www.theradcliffetrust.org/

The Radcliffe Trust supports the development of the skills, knowledge and experience that underpin the UK’s traditional cultural heritage and crafts sectors. This includes support for craft and conservation training, for practical projects and for strategic projects which demonstrate clear benefits to individuals and to the sector. However, the Trust remains committed to flexible, open and inclusive grant-giving and will consider other projects, should they fall broadly within its remit. The Radcliffe Trust wishes to promote standards of excellence through all its support.

 

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 27, 2011 at 7:35am
The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office Jewellery Fakes and Forgeries Seminar
Friday 10th June 
http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/assay-office/news/jewellery-fakes-forgeries-seminar,-friday-10-june/
This unique event, held in the magnificent Goldsmiths’ Hall, is a must for collectors, dealers, auction houses, retailers and anyone interested in the world of jewellery and watches.
Cost: £65 includes lunch and wine
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 27, 2011 at 7:21am

ON THE WIRE - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Are you an designer or maker wanting to exhibit in Manchester? 

http://www.craftanddesign.com/about/onthewire

 

'On The Wire' is a new opportunity at Manchester Craft and Design Centre, which will allow a selection of artists to hang their work from a wire in the beautiful entrance area.  This opportunity is open to any maker working in the UK in any material.

Comment by Sophia Georgiopoulou on May 23, 2011 at 11:33am
Wonderful, Rebecca!
 

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