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: May 19

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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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.Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 3:23am

The first round of applications for Handmade Chelsea 2019 is closing soon Application deadline 30 April! https://www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/events/handmade-chelsea/?mc_cid...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 3:21am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 3:18am
Loewe and behold: the brand's new design-driven flagship
 
Tony Chambers on luxury giant Loewe’s new design-driven flagship, the app that takes you inside the best art exhibitions and volcanic ‘glassware’ unlike any other
 
https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/esmagazine/loewe-flagship-desi...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=5e28c85665&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 3:16am
By Christian Allaire
April 24, 2019
8 Indigenous Beaders Who Are Modernizing Their Craft Elias Jade Not Afraid Tania Larsson and More
Vogueworld
Meet 8 Indigenous Beaders Who Are Modernizing Their Craft
 
Beadwork is a pillar of Indigenous design. While various tribes hold different design specialties—the Navajo, for example, are best known for their weaving and textiles—much of the Native community across North America makes use of glass beads in some aspect. Beads can be found on everything, from contemporary art and fashion designs to more traditional regalia pieces found at powwows. “In some cases, [regalia] involves hundreds of hours of beadwork,” says Molina Parker, an Oglala Sioux beader, profiled below. “Most of the time, you can tell what tribe someone is from just from the style of beadwork and imagery they use.”
https://www.vogue.com/vogueworld/article/indigenous-beadwork-instag...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=5e28c85665&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 3:03am
 
Flourish
 
A two day conference at Goldsmiths' Hall, London, from 17-18 June 2019
 
https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/flourish/?utm_source=Pe...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_02)&mc_cid=5e28c85665&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 2:56am

Stunning, wearable jewellery made by complete beginners on Laila Smith’s recent weekend course. Make your own personalised silver charm bracelet on Laila’s next course, suitable for all, including beginners, 24-27 May. https://www.westdean.org.uk/study/short-courses/courses/slw08817-ma...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 29, 2019 at 2:51am
LUXURY DESIGN & CRAFTSMANSHIP
SUMMIT 2019
We are proud to announce that the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit will bring to you its 2nd Edition.
From 25th to 26th of June, Porto (Portugal) will be in the spotlight with this amazing event where artisans, artists, brands, designers, educational organizations and people who love and believe in luxury craftsmanship are together to honour traditions and master artisans.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 22, 2019 at 10:58am
The Young Masters Art Prize 2019
 
We’re looking for artists who show originality, skill and imagination in response to the art of the past. You can interpret this as widely as you like. You will have the chance to explain your interpretation in your artist statement.
Important information
 
Deadline: 31st May 2019 at midnight BST.
 
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 19, 2019 at 10:17am
Enamelling with Tamizan Savill - 10.00am - 4.00pm £195 (includes enamels, copper and a silver blank) Bring Packed Lunch
 
Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th July, 2019
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 19, 2019 at 10:16am

The craft of engraving and carving letters has a rich heritage. Celebrate hand-cut words on objects – from signage and jewellery, to artworks and trophies. https://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/whats-on-inscribed-craft...

 

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