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: 67
Latest Activity: on Saturday

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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Started by Rebecca Skeels. Last reply by Rebecca Skeels Dec 1, 2019. 3 Replies

ACJ welcomes to its membership makers, collectors, curators, educators, gallerists and all who have in interest in or passion for contemporary jewellery. ACJ organises exhibitions, conferences, events, talks and workshops for its members and the public. We publish our print magazine Findings twice a year, send a monthly e-bulletin to members, packed with news, information & opportunities, and we run social media accounts which reach over 10,000 people with news and information - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube. We do all this on an annual budget of about £25,000, funded by membership subscriptions. Would you like to donate to help us further this work? Any amount is welcome! PayPal donations can be made here:…Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 7, 2020 at 7:18am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 7, 2020 at 5:48am
Open Studios May 2020
16th and 17th May, 11am - 4pm
The countdown has begun for the first of our twice-yearly Open Studios events.
On May 16th and 17th, our professional makers will open their studios to the general public, and they are looking forward to chatting with visitors about their work and latest projects.
You will be able to buy or commission pieces, and also enjoy a pop-up craft fair by SHOPCreative.
Put the dates in your diary now and we look forward to seeing you for a creative weekend. https://www.shopcreativeuk.co.uk/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_mediu...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 7, 2020 at 5:46am
This Spring we say a fond farewell to two of our resident makers, who are both moving on to bigger and better things. Francis Campbell will be working on a major Netflix series while fashion designer Liam Davis heads off to London, the heart of the nation's fashion scene.
This means we have two studio vacancies, so if you want to take the next step in your creative career, these start-up spaces are the ideal base for your progression. Tenants have 24/7 access to their own professional studio space, as well as the benefits of being amongst creatives and receiving the support and guidance from the Making Space team.
If you would like to find out more and apply for one of the studios, head over to our website and see what having your own studio can do for your business. https://makingspace.org/rent-studio-space/?utm_source=hs_email&...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 7, 2020 at 5:44am
Daytime Jewellery with Sharon Justice
Mondays, 10am - 12pm from April 20th
Sharon's ever-popular jewellery course is now available to early-birds!
Learn the basic skills and techniques of silversmithing and pursue your own projects under Sharon's expert guidance.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 7, 2020 at 5:41am
Free Craft Workshops
Making Space has been awarded a grant from Arts Council England for a new Community Engagement project.
This will allow us to offer a series of free craft workshops to community groups in Leigh Park over the next four months.
The workshops will be available in a variety of craft forms, and can be held either at Making Space or at your own venue.
We will be contacting community groups, schools and local charities with this offer very soon, but if you are involved in a community organisation and would like to be a part of this exciting project, please get in touch with Nathan Chapman at admin@makingspace.org to find out more. https://makingspace.org/
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 4, 2020 at 2:58pm
2020 JAPAN JEWELLERY COMPETITION
The Japan Jewellery Competition has been highly acclaimed by both the cultural and the design fields domestically and internationally throughout its activities to discover fresh and original jewellery design. We are pleased to announce that it is again open for applicants from all over the world this year. We are excited about this opportunity to seek creative, high-quality jewellery and exhibit award-winning pieces.
We are looking forward to your application. http://jjda.or.jp/en/compe/index.html
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 1, 2020 at 6:28am

Connections TEAM! (Photo credit Anthony Wong) @thelighthouseglasgow Well worth a visit! #ContemporaryJewellery #Jewellery #ACJ #JewelleryExhibition

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 1, 2020 at 6:25am

Connections presentation! (Photo credit Anthony Wong) @thelighthouseglasgow Well worth a visit! #ContemporaryJewellery #Jewellery #ACJ #JewelleryExhibition

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 29, 2020 at 12:47pm
On the 15 June 2020 Make Your Mark will be returning to Goldsmiths’ Hall.
 
The event remains the UK’s biggest careers event for apprentices, students and graduates of jewellery and allied trades. Since its launch in 2014, Make Your Mark has proved a huge success and promises to deliver even more educational advice and networking opportunities. https://www.assayofficelondon.co.uk/events/make-your-mark-2020
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 29, 2020 at 12:47pm
The Goldsmiths' Company Strategy - Protecting Consumers
 
The Goldsmiths’ Company is a membership organisation that has contributed to national life for nearly 700 years. In this time, the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has been responsible for protecting consumers by testing and hallmarking precious metals.
 
Our commitment to protecting consumers has been set out in the new Company Strategy, which outlines our vision for the years leading up to 2027 – the 700th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s first Royal Charter. https://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/company/today/company-strategy/
 

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