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 Friday

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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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:06am
Cockpit Arts' Open Studios happen twice a year; see behind the scenes, meet 170 makers over two sites.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:05am
 
Open Studios
Open Studios 2018
 
Launch night Friday 23rd November, 6 – 8pm (bar + food + live music)
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November, 10 – 5pm
Free Entry

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 6:02am
 
Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019 Call for Applications
29Jan2018 - 15Nov2018
Florence
Florence, ITALY
DEADLINE: 15/11/2018
 
 
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:38am

NYC Jewelry Week is NYC's first and only week dedicated to promoting the world of jewelry. Focused on educational and innovative New York-centric programming, NYCJW features exhibitions, educational lectures, explorative workshops... https://nycjewelryweek.com

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:32am
As arts and cultural organisations rise to the challenges facing the sector, some are adopting new and ground-breaking templates for their relationships with business. Patrick Towell surveys the changing landscape.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:24am
Christmas Fair
Wed 28 & Thu 29 Nov
Featuring a bustling market place with over 140 stalls specializing in handmade gifts and crafts, delicious food and beverages.
 
Enjoy a glass of fizz from our Riverside Café. Take advantage of our BOGOF Prosecco offer from 6pm.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:23am
Save the date: Materials Research Exchange 2020
 
This is a call to open your diaries and save the date for Materials Research Exchange 2020 (MRE2020) which will be taking place 18th – 20th February at the Business Design Centre in London. MRE2020, organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK, will demonstrate how the UK is a global hub of excellence in materials research, as well as how materials is an area which will continue to propel the nation’s economy to future success.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:21am
n our blog we caught up with contemporary jeweller Carol Hunt: "For me jewellery is a form of self-expression and I am essentially exploring the complexities of life. There are particular memories and experiences that I often come back to, but I’m not trying to ‘make’ those, it’s more about saying something on the contradictions and complexities of life that we all experience. That’s why I often play with contrasts such as light/dark, strength/delicacy etc in my work. I hope that this means that the wearer can decide what the piece means to them." Read the full interview in our blog...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:20am
Katherine Richmond's jewellery combines the luxury of precious metals with something altogether more ephemeral – the pages of salvaged, vintage books. Worn colours and embossed patterns from book covers are preserved and celebrated with the addition of oxidised silver. Beautiful gifts for a book lover...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 11, 2018 at 5:07am
 

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"  Amberif Design Award 2019 20Mar2019 - 23Mar2019 Gdansk International Fair Co. Gdansk, POLAND   The aim of the competition is the design of an original piece of jewellery with amber, inspired by the yearly topic of the contest. The…"
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"Open Call for the Curated exhibition Schmuck-Schmock http://northcity4.com/tempcontemp/"
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"Open Call for Athens Jewelry Week 2019 http://athensjewelryweek.com/"
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