The January 2022 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 objects of curiosity to the jewellery group is determined by YOUR participation. If you happen to’re a member of AJF on the Silver degree or above, you possibly can add information and concepts to the month-to-month report by going right here. If you happen to aren’t a member, however wish to turn out to be one, be part of AJF right here.
Listings gathered with help from Carrie Yodanis.

AJF LIVE

We’ll launch this yr’s applications on January 26 with AJF Reside with David Harper Clemons. Within the meantime, you possibly can watch (or rewatch) recordings. Discover an index to all of the AJF Reside occasions right here.

 

 

FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?

Discover these listings and lots of, many extra on our devoted exhibition web page:

OPEN CALL—LEGNICA SILVER FESTIVAL

The Legnica Silver Competition has introduced the theme of its thirtieth worldwide jewellery competitors: Contact. Submitted works ought to be jewellery in a broad sense and embrace a transparent reference to the theme. There aren’t any limits relating to supplies and strategies however, emphasizing the Competition’s custom, the organizers counsel the usage of silver. Submission deadline: March 27, 2022. Data.

 

SCULPTURE TO WEAR IS CELEBRATING 23 YEARS

Congratulations to the gallery’s proprietor, Lisa Berman!

 

 

 

LISTEN TO AN INTERVIEW WITH BILL HARPER

Sharon Berman just lately interviewed the artist and enamelist for her Jewellery Journeys podcast. Pay attention right here.

 

 

 

 

ORNAMENTA FUNDRAISER FOR BALTIMORE JEWELRY CENTER FEBRUARY 4–19

Each winter, BJC hosts a fundraiser that raises much-needed funds whereas exposing a bigger group to the work it does. Traditionally, it has been an evening of celebration that features eating, dancing, a silent public sale, and rather more. This yr: two on-line occasions and one intimate in-person occasion with unique meals, particular visitors, and a curated silent public sale. All through February, Ornamenta will discover its manner onto your screens and into your houses. Takes place February 4–19, 2022. Get info.

SCHMUCK POSTPONED UNTIL JULY

Munich’s Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), initially deliberate for March 9–13, 2022, is being delayed because of the pandemic. Schmuck will as a substitute happen July 6–10, 2022.

 

 

 

DIE NEUE SAMMLUNG POSTPONED ITS THREE EVENTS

The occasions that will have occurred this spring will as a substitute happen in 2023.

 

 

 

HARRIETE ESTEL BERMAN TO LECTURE ON JANUARY 21

Artist Harriete Estel Berman will focus on her profession and means of utilizing recycled supplies in her jewellery and sculpture to critically query the values of our shopper society. January 21, 2022, 12:00 PM (Los Angeles time). Register right here.

 

 

PIERRE CAVALAN MUSEUM LECTURE/ZOOM PRESENTATION ON FEBRUARY 11

Cavalan’s work is featured within the exhibition Pressure of Nature: Highlights from the Myrna B. Palley Artwork Jewellery Assortment. The lecture is organized by the College of Miami’s Lowe Artwork Museum. February 11, 2022, 5:30 p.m. (NYC time). Extra information + register right here.

 

METALSMITHS FOR CHANGE HOSTS BLACK METALSMITHS VIRTUAL MARKETPLACE

This semi-permanent market helps Black metalsmiths and jewelers within the US. Every month advantages completely different charities or group leaders preventing for social and racial justice for Black communities in America. 75% of proceeds advantages the artists. In January, 20% of the advantages are divided equally between Nationwide Black Incapacity Coalition, Emanuel 9 Memorial, and Verify Your Privilege, and 5% advantages the Metalsmiths for Change Fund. Store right here.

 

PLAYFUL, HUMOROUS JEWELRY

North by Northwest, by Susan Cummins and Damian Skinner. As a jeweler, Laurie Corridor by no means performs it protected, preferring to fly by the seat of her pants and push her expertise and technical data. From the Pacific Northwest area of North America, she amuses herself and, within the course of, amuses the wearer and viewer. From Arnoldsche. (This e book was produced by means of AJF’s fiscal sponsorship program, which supplies monetary administration for tasks within the artwork jewellery discipline. Go right here for info on our fiscal sponsorship program.)

 

DAZZLING BAUBLES

Winged Magnificence: The Butterfly Jewelry of Wallace Chan. Wallace Chan was the primary Chinese language jewellery artist to exhibit at prestigious western artwork festivals. With 30 of his most interesting items, this e book explores the cultural and private significance of Wallace Chan’s most well-known emblem: the butterfly. From ACC Artwork Books.

 

AMP UP YOUR MARKETING KNOW-HOW

The Desired Model Impact: Stand Out in a Saturated Market with a Timeless Jewellery Model, by Tracy Matthews. Broaden your viewers, develop your gross sales, and amplify your outcomes with easy, actionable steps. Each chapter comes full with further workout routines and sources to encourage you and maintain you on activity. From branding and positioning to advertising and marketing and gross sales, this e book demystifies the enterprise aspect of knickknack making.

 

NAVAJO ARTIST USES JEWELRY TO TALK ABOUT MISCONCEPTIONS

Designer Samantha Platero began her jewellery line after realizing how adulterated and inauthentic many of the jewellery introduced as “Navajo” is, and the way not often her group really earnings from this economic system. Examine it.

 

 

MAORI JEWELRY

The New York Occasions just lately reported on the Maori matau, or fishhook, usually fabricated from pounamu (jade or greenstone), worn across the neck, and stated to provide the wearer power, security, and good luck when touring.

 

 

BETTY COOKE GETS A WRITE-UP IN THE WASHINGTON POST

Learn about Betty Cooke, alongside along with her most up-to-date exhibit, Betty Cooke: The Circle and the Line.

 

 

 

ARTFUL PIERCINGS

“String artwork,” feathered “wings,” “corsets”—Mel Sprinkle’s non permanent piercings elevate the bar. Discover completely different images on Fb (there are behind-the-scenes movies there, too) and on her web site.

 

 

IS THIS ICKY, OR KINDA COOL?

Moms are preserving the expertise of breast feeding their youngsters by means of commemorative breast milk jewellery. Learn the article.

 

 

 

VIDEO: RENAISSANCE GEMS AS SIGNIFIERS

Gems had been elementary to self-fashioning within the Renaissance, therefore their prominence in portraits. Watch the recording of the lecture Gems and Gender in Renaissance Portraits, given by Dr. Bette Talvacchia throughout NYCJW21.

 

 

MURKY DIAMONDS ARE HOT

With a document variety of weddings anticipated in 2022, brides-to-be are choosing surprising engagement rings together with murky brown diamonds, reviews WWD.

 

 

 

THE GOLDSMITHS’ COMPANY IS CELEBRATING 700 YEARS!

Goldsmiths’ Firm will quickly be 700 years previous. It’s making a digital archive of its 12,000-piece, centuries-old assortment of silverware and jewellery, design drawings, and administration and apprenticeship data. Learn the article.

 

 

IS IT A MUG OR IS IT A RING?

Slip you finger by means of the ring and also you’re holding a cup. These ceramics are made by Astier de Villatte in collaboration with French artist Serena Carone. See different kinds right here.

 

 

ADULT COLORING BOOKS ARE SO PASSÉ

Drawing gems… is it the subsequent craze? Discover out right here.

 

 

 

 

IF YOU’RE INTO ROYALS JEWELRY

Study in regards to the jewels Kate Middleton wore within the portrait images taken to have a good time her 40th birthday right here.

 

 

 

BEADING OUTSIDE THE BOX

A clothier laments that generally—or is it a lot of the time?—celebrities on the pink carpet conform to stereotypical magnificence as a substitute of taking dangers. Kate Bentley presents Rasa Vilcinskaite’s work as an antidote.

 

 

PEARLS, PEARLS, PEARLS!

Market analysis exhibits Millennials need pearls, even for his or her engagement rings, says Forbes.

 

 

 

KINETIC JEWELRY

The story of the shock growth and eventual recognition of the Irish jeweler Alan Aldriff, and his kinetic jewellery.

 

 

 

MEDALLIONS ARE BACK FOR GUYS

If you happen to want convincing that that is jewellery’s new staple, look no additional than the flock of celebrities mixing menswear up, says the Night Commonplace.

 

 

 

JEWELERS USING LOCAL STONES

Historic and modern examples of British jewelers utilizing native stones, now usually discovered and recycled, moderately than mined for his or her jewellery. Learn the article.

 

 

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