The December 2021 Report, Half 2

Artwork Jewellery Discussion board is happy to share the information that members of our group discover noteworthy. Is one thing lacking? The success of this compilation of compelling occasions, exhibitions, and gadgets of curiosity to the jewellery group will depend on YOUR participation. In case you’re a member of AJF on the Silver stage or above, you may add information and concepts to the month-to-month report by going right here. In case you aren’t a member, however want to grow to be one, be part of AJF right here.
Listings gathered with help from Carrie Yodanis.

THE YOUNG ARTIST AWARD DEADLINE IS COMING UP FAST

Get the celebrity and fortune your work deserves! The biennial AJF Younger Artist Award provides a prize of US$7,500 for the winner and US$1,000 for every of the 4 finalists, in addition to an exhibition at Schmuck in March 2022. Jewellery artists age 35 and underneath are invited to use right here.

 

AJF LIVE

In case you missed the newest AJF Reside occasion, AJF Reside with RJM: Brazil and Boston, you may nonetheless see it—we recorded it. Watch it right here.

 

 

 

FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?

Discover these listings and plenty of, many extra on our devoted exhibition web page.

 

EXHIBITION EXTENDED

You now have just a few additional weeks to see Shinji Nakaba/UBUI (First Time), at Gallery Loupe, in Montclair, NJ, US. It should stay on view by December 31, 2021.

 

 

 

FREE SHIPPING

Galeria Alice Floriano is providing free delivery on any piece of knickknack Kika Alvarenga bought till December 22, 2021. See the Brazilian artist’s work right here. Use code KIKA at checkout.

 

 

LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST

Certainly one of Sharon Berman’s newest interviews for the Jewellery Journey podcast was with Cynthia Bach, an award-winning artist who creates fashionable jewellery with an old-world really feel. Pay attention right here.

 

 

READ THIS BOOK

Susan Cummins says, “I’ve determined to learn all six Booker shortlisted books within the fiction class. I’ve learn three to date.”  Cummins is loving The Promise, by Damon Galgut. “This one is so fantastic I simply needed to counsel it to AJF readers. It’s a household saga. They dwell in South Africa on a big ranch throughout apartheid. It’s humorous, brilliantly written, and profound. I extremely advocate it.” The guide received the 2021 Man Booker Prize.

JOB OPENING AT RISD

The RISD Jewellery + Metalsmithing division invitations functions for a full time school appointment of Professorship in Race in Artwork & Design within the Division of Effective Arts. They search candidates with a robust apply and coaching and/or disciplinary analysis in Jewellery and Metalsmithing. Candidates who display a possible for cross-disciplinary collaboration with attire and vogue, efficiency, movie are of explicit curiosity. Conventional adornment and clothes, modern jewellery and vogue are all multifaceted types of communication, elementary to how we envision ourselves, one another, our histories, and our futures. Get extra info.

 

OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS, GALLERIES, EDUCATORS

SMCK On Reel will happen throughout SCHMUCK/Munich jewellery week 2022. It provides a person teaching program for chosen artists and gallerists, aiding them in making their very own movies to advertise their work and venue successfully throughout SCHMUCK 2022. The video sequence Studio Visits and Gallery Visits will painting chosen artists and artwork venues. Software deadline: December 31, 2021. Get data.

 

QUEER? METAL? IS IT A THING? TAKE A SURVEY

Rebekah Frank is researching how folks view the connection between queer-ness and metal-ness. Is there one? How does it present up? In case you determine as queer in any iteration and work in metals (jewellery, fabrication, machining, manufacturing, blacksmithing, sculpture, and so forth.), you’re invited to take part in an on-line survey that’s open till February 15, 2022. The analysis will inform an essay for an exhibition that includes queer metallic artists in Hereford, UK; a social media marketing campaign; and a video presentation in the course of the exhibition. Unfold the phrase. Extra data. IG.

 

JAY-Z IS A FAN OF THIS JEWELRY ATELIER

Glenn Spiro: The Artwork of the Jewel. G Atelier, led by the famend Glenn Spiro, is likely one of the most sought-after non-public jewelers on the earth. Rapper Jay-Z gifted Beyoncé Knowles with G’s “Papillon” butterfly ring, which has 326 tsavorites and 342 brilliant-cut diamonds. Spiro combines detailed settings with distinctive stones. A chunk can take years to make. From Assouline.

 

FROM TWO TOP JEWELRY SCHOLARS

Digital Meets Handmade: Jewellery Design, Manufacture, and Artwork within the Twenty-First Century—by Wendy Yothers, a professor within the jewellery division at NYC’s Vogue Institute of Expertise, and Alba Cappellieri, director of Vicenza’s Museum of Jewelry—“embraces the issues and options posed by the dynamic dance of digital know-how with the traditions of expertise and perceived worth in jewellery.” From SUNY Press.

ITS PUBLISHER CALLS THIS THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON DIAMONDS

Diamonds: Diamond Tales takes a deep dive into the world’s most charming stones, from the Hope Diamond to the legend of the Beau Sancy Diamond. Options gorgeous photos; tall tales; and interviews with prime designers, tastemakers, and fans. From Assouline.

 

 

KOREAN HIP-HOP JEWELRY

Shin Ye Gwon, the founding father of David Avalon jewellery, taught himself tips on how to make grills, which he introduced, together with different jewellery, to South Korean hip hop stars, together with Lisa of Blackpink.

 

 

SEE PHOTOS FROM THE MAD ABOUT JEWELRY OPENING

New York Social Diary printed a short write-up and many pictures from the opening of the twenty first version of MAD About Jewellery. In attendance: Anna Sui, Mary McFadden, Susan Ach, Bonnie Levine, Michele Cohen, Elissa Auther, Barbara Tober, Barbara Waldman, Tim Rodgers, Barbara Paris Gifford, Bryna Pomp (in fact), and plenty of, many others. Go to this web page and scroll down a bit bit.

THE NEW YORK TIMES REEXAMINES THE TERM “ART JEWELRY”

Lalique and Picasso have been among the many early makers, however now a lot of modern designers are creating their very own variations—together with Gijs Bakker, Joyce J, Scott, Dorothea Prühl, and Lola Brooks, who received mentions. The reporter interviewed Susan Cummins, Lisa M. Berman, Sienna Patti, Marie-José van den Hout, and Toni Greenbaum. Learn the article.

KOREAN JEWELRY EXHIBITION

Yeonliji: Two Changing into One, in Arumjigi, an exhibition in Seoul, by December 23, 2021, presents modern jewellery underneath the theme of conjoining contrasting elements reminiscent of man versus girl, custom versus modern, and ceremonies reminiscent of weddings versus each day life. It introduces the reinterpreted conventional norigae (feminine clothes decoration) and garakji (ring) and explores how modern jewellery can pervade each day lives and be extra approachable. View the completely beautiful present on Instagram.

OLDEST JEWEL IN EURASIA

Forbes studies that the oldest recognized ornamental jewellery discovered on the Eurasian continent has been dated. The pendant is 42,500 years previous, and hails again to the Paleolithic period. But it surely’s nonetheless a lot youthful than among the jewellery present in Africa.

 

 

 

PERMANENT JEWELRY—OR IS IT?

The New York Instances wrote that persons are having jewellery completely welded on. Sounds badass and a bit intense, proper? Conjures up photos of metalheads and punkers carrying big metal cuffs. However purveyors like Marisa Mason and Lackadazee say their bracelets or anklets will be reduce off with scissors.

MOURNING OVER LOST SACRED ABORIGINAL HERITAGE

Melissa Cameron, interviewed by Tanya Lee, speaks concerning the lifetime of the jewellery items that have been salvaged from her Juukan Tears set up, as a private mourning for the lack of sacred Aboriginal heritage. In Garland journal.

 

 

MORE BAD NEWS ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING

Local weather change is destroying coral, and probably the jewellery trade in Torre del Greco, Italy. Learn the article. … However then once more, doesn’t making jewellery out of coral additionally destroy it?

 

 

IS ANYONE MAKING CONTEMPORARY HAIR COMBS?!

Dearest’s Monica McLaughlin wrote about this comb, from a latest Sotheby’s public sale referred to as Claude H. Sorbac: La Assortment d’Une Vie, René Lalique. Sorbac, a French entrepreneur and Artwork Nouveau collector, had a specific fondness for Lalique designs. Two wings of carved horn, one from every chicken, prolong right down to kind the enamel of the comb. Sure, please—I’m rising my locks lengthy.

 

BURMESE RUBIES: COSTLY AND CONTROVERSIAL

An replace on ruby mining in Myanmar immediately, and the results of political battle and commerce embargoes on the ruby trade.

 

 

 

AFGHANISTAN’S GEM INDUSTRY WILL CONTINUE NO MATTER WHO’S IN CHARGE

The gem stones of Afghanistan and the results of warfare on the gem commerce. Be taught extra.

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