All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jewellery' (23)

A couple of group Exhibitions

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Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!

In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 27, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)



DSC03068 On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Mexico City – The forum

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City.

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.

In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 17, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Mexico City – Joyaviva Opening

Joyaviva - installed in Mexico City

To continue on from my last blog post, I recently returned from Mexico City, where I was proud to be a part of the opening for the long-travelling charm exhibition Joyaviva (or re-opening, as the case may be), at the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 30, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

“Icons of Formula 1″ and “Over Easy Rider”: First Custom Painted Jewellery

Icons of Formula 1 Necklace

Icons of Formula 1 Necklace, Poppy Porter 2014 – clockwise from top: Graham and Damon Hill, Moss, Lauda, Mansell, Senna, Vettel, Schumacher, Prost, Alonso, Fangio, Hamilton, Gilles Vilneuve.

Photo:Ray Spence…

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Added by Poppy Porter on May 14, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery

August 12, 2014  to  September 13, 2014

We’re thrilled to announce the inaugural Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery. Mari was a unique and passionate…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Classic 2014 Jewellery Competition

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DESIGN? The simplicity of reproduction of subsequent stylistic incarnations grows parallel with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 9, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

Anabela Chan - Jewelry Designer

Born into 4 generations of film directors and cinematographers, Anabela finds her inspirations from her extensive travels to the exotic and the orient; collecting gems and treasures along the way from local markets, nature and the intriguing people she meets. Originally trained as an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 22, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Monash University - My Visit

I’m finally tying up all the loose ends from my trip to Australia in July. After my earlier post on the Bodywork exhibition, my last mission is to tell you all about my tour through the newly…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 15, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

So, back to Melbourne in July…

Whoa, was it back in August that I put out my last In Melbourne post? I promised back then to fill you in on what happened at the Seams Seems symposium, which I will now attempt to finish up.

On Friday the 19th of July, a blustery and rainy day in Melbourne, a committed group of art-jewellery fanciers headed out to the Monash Art Design and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on October 10, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Jewellery as Absurd Theatre

Sigurd Bronger: Handshake Measuring Device, Bracelet, 2001. Gold-plated brass, mixed media, leather, diam. 38 mm.

For many years Sigurd Bronger has been an outsider in contemporary jewellery art, but now he enjoys increasing attention – nationally,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 23, 2013 at 8:57am — 3 Comments

Ear Splitting F1 Sketching Session Sparks a New Collection

It was during a visit to the Formula 1 paddock with a sketchbook and some ear defenders at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed that I found the inspiration for my new Racing Wings jewellery collection.  This new collection will be on show and available to buy during London Jewellery Week at Treasure, Somerset House 13-16th June.

I am a big F1 fan and love to draw my inspiration from the…

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Added by Poppy Porter on June 7, 2013 at 6:44am — No Comments

Sigurd Bronger: Jewellery as Absurd Theatre

Sigurd Bronger: Handshake Measuring Device, Bracelet, 2001.

Gold-plated brass, mixed media, leather, diam. 38 mm.



For many years Sigurd…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Collect_ive 'A New Generation of British Art Jewellers'

Eight contemporary British jewellers have come together to exhibit at the 11th edition of the prestigious SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair in Amsterdam from 1st – 4th November. Each with our own style, voice and specialism, Collect_ive aims to promote British art jewellery to a wider audience. We are Farrah Al-Dujaili, Laura Bradshaw-Heap, Melanie Codarin, Katie Lees, Yu-Ping Lin, Grace Page, Natalie Smith and Anna Wales.

Together we use a…

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Added by Farrah Al-Dujaili on October 15, 2012 at 8:42am — No Comments

Coming up from the south - award winners!

In news from Australia, two of our exhibitors in the Coming up from the south exhibition, currently featured here on Crafthaus, have come away with prizes in the National Contemporary Jewellery Awards. Hearty congratulations go to Amy Zubick and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 13, 2012 at 12:18am — No Comments

Georgian Eye Jewellery, c.1790-1820

Georgian Eye Jewellery, c.1790-1820





“Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 9, 2012 at 8:08am — 4 Comments

Master Classes at MCSJ

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Added by Lesley Messam on October 19, 2011 at 4:27am — No Comments

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Alchimia Alumnus Selen Ozus will be exhibiting her latest works in "Error" an exhibition starting today. The exhibition opens today at 18:00 in ElaCindoruk Gallery in Istanbul, Turkey. Dont miss this!!…
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Added by Alchimia Jewellery School on March 25, 2011 at 4:48am — No Comments

New View on Jewellery



 

The future of art jewellery lies in broadening its appeal and adapting to the changing markets. Find out more as Dutch and European jewellery experts gathered in a meeting in Amsterdam to discuss the state of one of design's least publicized…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 11, 2011 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments

Current in Japan

Opening on the 21 of March at 17:00 a group of Alchimia alumni will presenting their works in an exhibition in Yokohama, Japan! The exhbition will be ongoing till the 26 of March at Galerie Paris, Mitsuibussan bldg.1F, Nihon-odori 14 Naka-ku 231-0021 - Yokohama Japan If your in Japan dont miss this!!

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Added by Alchimia Jewellery School on March 11, 2011 at 6:06am — No Comments

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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