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 Sunday

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 January 19, 2019 at 5:58am
MADE BY HAND:
 
 
Sale! 25% off selected jewellery by Lucy Spink:
 
 
 
We have a very special offer for you... Enjoy 25% off selected pieces by Lucy Spink until 11th February. Lucy is based in Cornwall and is committed to using hand tools and traditional silversmithing techniques to create her textured, organically shaped collections in silver and gold. Some pieces are made to order, so don't delay if you're planning for Valentine’s Day.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 5:56am
MADE BY HAND:
Celebrating the beauty of pale winter light, purity and contrast, Mizuki Takahashi’s new enamel pendants and earrings have arrived on our site. https://madebyhandonline.com/collections/mizuki-takahashi

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 5:50am
Collect 2019 Private View - Tickets now on sale
Collect presents an unrivalled opportunity to see and buy exquisite craft-led works by artists and makers represented by British and international galleries. View all 43 galleries participating in Collect at our website here.
 
The Collect Private View is for anyone who has a natural passion for this sector or has a professional interest in this highly respected and desirable market. Come,enjoy and meet friends at this celebratory evening. Drinks will be served. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/collect-2019-private-view-tickets-52...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 4:53am
Metalsmiths
 
Metalsmiths: A showcase of contemporary metal makers from Yorkshire Artspace.
 
Metalsmiths feature the work of seven contemporary makers, each of whom offers a unique aesthetic quality and showcases a range of techniques and processes in their work. From the clean scores and folds to manipulated sheet silver in Imogen Clarkstone’s tableware and functional objects, through to Helena Russell’s work in silver and base metals influenced by ceramics, Metalsmiths is a celebration of the excellent craftsmanship nurtured at Yorkshire Artspace.
 
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 4:51am
Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill
20 October 2018 – 24 February 2019
Open 7 days a week

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 4:48am
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"Virgil Abloh’s first Louis Vuitton designs are already selling faster than the LVMH brand’s much-hyped collaboration with Supreme. But, Abloh has got his sights set beyond the Tokyo pop-up shop where his Louis Vuitton spring/summer 2019 collection is flying off the shelves (it has sold 30 per cent more in the first 48 hours than the luxury-meets-streetwear collab did in 2018). ...The first post shows a box labelled as “Recycled Jumbo Paper Clips” by the brand “Virgil Abloh”. The second depicts the designer himself wearing a necklace fashioned from paper clips."
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 19, 2019 at 4:41am
A newly-released Arts Council England report finds that portfolio careers are the norm among artists, and that the sector is dominated by women, who earn less from their art practice than men.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:08am
The program offers grants up to $2.500 to assist an emerging curator or curators in executing an exhibition focused on jewelry and/or metalwork.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:03am
 
CREATIVE LINKS: URBAN GOLD RUSH
Thu 11 April 2019
6pm – 8pm, £10 (incl a welcome drink)
Join Sandra Wilson from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, part of the University of Dundee, who will present her recent research on recovering precious metals from electronic waste.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:02am
 

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