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 February 29, 2020 at 11:33am
Colour and light by Sarah Packington...
 
MADE BY HAND
 
These new 'Block Necklaces' catch the light beautifully. They're handmade from highly polished clear acrylic and given bold, textured coloured edges. https://madebyhandonline.com/products/block-necklace
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 29, 2020 at 11:15am
LCW 2020: Mon 27 April - Sun 3 May
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 23, 2020 at 4:07am
 
Collect 2020 Talks Programme
https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/collect-2020-talks?utm_so...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_01)&mc_cid=f1d70e1605&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:34am
Munich Jewellery Week is an independent initiative that supports, communicates and promotes city-wide jewellery exhibitions from
9 March to 15 March 2020
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:33am


Applications for Goldsmiths' Fair 2020 closing soon!

Deadline: midday Thursday 27 February.


Are you an independent contemporary jeweller or silversmith with no more than six people at the bench?

https://www.goldsmithsfair.co.uk/about-goldsmiths-fair/apply/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:30am
The Jewellery Art Association
 
The jewellery art association was founded in Lappeenranta in 2005. The association aims to promote contemporary jewellery in Finland and to improve its recognition as an art and design form. Another goal of the association is to increase awareness about Finnish jewellery internationally. As means towards those ends, the association organizes exhibitions, presentations and discussion panels, and distributes information about events.
 
Contact
Tarja Tuupanen
 
info@korutaideyhdistys.fi
 
What is jewelry art and what to do with it?
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:27am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:25am
 
Call for papers
 
We welcome papers that investigate jewellery design, theory and the contexts in which it operates. We support jewellery related research into materials, techniques, methodologies, social practice, concepts and aesthetics. Submissions are sought that respond to one or more of the themes.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 6:20am

Open Call JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects 2020 http://preview.joyabarcelona.com/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 22, 2020 at 5:43am
 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Collect Open applications open! Collect Open is an opportunity for individual artists or collaborations to exhibit alongside world-class galleries at Collect 2021 at Somerset House. Providing a platform to evolve your practice, we welcome…"
Saturday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"The University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, the Design department / PBSA is looking for a permanent W2 professorship in the following teaching and research area: Professorship for Design of Object and Product, to start as soon as possible,…"
Saturday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
Saturday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Images from this weeks challenge are also on the ACJ website https://www.acj.org.uk/index.php/2-uncategorised/524-acj-challenge-9 and you can find images from all the previous weeks on the website too https://www.acj.org.uk/ . For the last…"
Saturday

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