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Opening Friday in Melbourne



The exhibition is almost ready! We now have turned over the window to Holly Elliot of Azevinha to work her magic.

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 8, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Opening Monday in New York, amongst a slew of events...

Brass Brooch 2014.
Brass Brooch 2014.

The Ethical Metalsmiths, via their website, are right now engaged in raising funds for their…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Estonia! Get amongst the jewels!

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Friends, Estonians, jewellery fanciers, lend me your ears... The Words & Works from a World Away (Sõnad ja tööd sealt kaugelt) exhibition is on in Estonia for another week. If you're in the area - the Baltic states perhaps, or you currently chilly Nordics, what else can I say but get into it! More details are on the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on January 7, 2015 at 1:26pm — No Comments

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 4:30pm — 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 4:00pm — 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 1:05pm — 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 12:12pm — 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 10:00am — 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 10:00am — 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 10:11am — 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 11:21am — 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 7:00pm — 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 11:05am — 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 7:57am — 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 5:44am — 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 10:30am — 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 7:42am — 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 12, 2012 at 11:18pm — 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 7:08am — 3 Comments

Master Classes at MCSJ

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Added by Lesley Messam on October 19, 2011 at 3:27am — No Comments

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What is broken is not lost - Packaging

Artist: Natalia Araya

Sometimes, when something is broken, we take it for granted and decide it doesn't serve its purpose anymore. It just will never be the same again. Even if it's fixed, we are overlooking the immense potential things can have. With this small series, I would like to invite you to think twice next time something (or someone) broken crosses your path.

Horse: Porcelain, sterling silver, watch parts, leather.

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