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: 41 seconds 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 on February 9, 2019 at 11:40am
GOLDSMITHS CENTRE:
Creative Links: The Future of Men's Jewellery - Thu 14 March 2019, 6pm - 8pm, £10 (incl a welcome drink)
Men’s jewellery is one of the most exciting facets of the business right now, as male shoppers become braver in their choices and the boundaries between genders become fluid. Join Rachel Taylor, of The Jewellery Cut, and guest speakers including Fiona Deffenbaugh, owner and designer at Black Peral London, designer-maker Castro Smith and Darrell Granton, Head of Wholesale for UK & Ireland at Thomas Sabo for an evening’s discussion on the growing interest in male adornment and what it means for jewellery.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:37am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:23am
The awards (three individual artist residencies in Greece) may boost the jewellers' imagination and enrich their understanding of the meaning and uses of jewellery.
Greece's 5.000 years old fascinating jewellery tradition can become an indispensable source of inspiration for every jewelry artist who sees beyond the obvious.
 
 
Key dates:
12th of March, the last day of application.
16th of March, the day of the award announcement.
2nd of December, 2019 - 6th of December 2020, awards winners may choose a residency week in between.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:22am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:18am
6th Annual Designers' Meeting
A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE 2019
15-18/02/2019

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:11am
Cove Park Seeks a Partnerships Manager (Maternity Cover, Re-Advertisement)
The Partnerships Manager is one of Cove Park’s small, dedicated staff and is involved in all aspects of Cove Park’s work with specific responsibility for the development and management of residency-based partnerships, events and activities which complement the residency programme and provide crucial earned income to support that programme. Cove Park’s current Partnerships Manager will take maternity leave from May 2019 for 10 months and ahead of that we are seeking someone for this part-time position. The role is 3 days per week and dependant on experience will pay £18,000 (£30,000 FTE).
Please refer to the full Job Description for more details and how to apply. The deadline for this re-advertisement is 25th February 2019. Interviews will be held on Thursday 28th February 2019.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:08am
The Lighthouse & Cove Park Crafts Residency: Call for Applications
After the success of Poppy Nash’s 2018 residency and current exhibition, The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture, in partnership with Cove Park, will once again offer an opportunity for emerging crafts makers, designers and architects in 2019. This fully-funded residency aims to support research and the development of new work, leading to a six-week exhibition within the Review Gallery at The Lighthouse.
In 2019 this two-week residency will run from 20 May -
3 June at Cove Park. Applications are now welcome and further information on how to apply and the funding provided is available here. The application deadline is 18 March 2019.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:04am
Thoughtful Gifts for Valentine's Day

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:02am
Making is Good for You: The Heritage Craft Association Conference
Saturday 9th March - 10am - 4.45pm

As mental health remains high on the political agenda, this full-day event will shine a light on the link between making and improved wellbeing through a series of talks with Jay Blades, Celia Pym and Lawrence Neal. 

Image credit: Heritage Craft Association

https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/making-is-good-for-you-the-heritage-c...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 9, 2019 at 11:01am
 
 
Be a TOAST New Maker
Apply before Weds 13th Feb
TOAST are seeking makers of all disciplines to apply for their New Makers programme. The initiative will support and mentor five emerging makers by offering business and marketing advice, as well as a platform to sell their pieces. The winners' pieces will be displayed for LCW 2019.
 
Image credit: TOAST

 

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