December 2023, Half 1
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FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?
Discover these listings and lots of, many extra from across the globe on our dedicated exhibition page:
- Alexander Clean, at Four via December 9
- Jewellery by Takayoshi Terajima at Galerie Rosemarie Jäger via December 10
- A Handful of Flowers: Jess Dare, at Gallery Funaki via December 23
- 5 X 5: Viceversa 25 Years, at Galerie Viceversa via December 23
- Refresh, at Zu design via December 24
- Melanie Georgacopoulos, at Ornamentum via December 24
- 25 Years Reverso Group Exhibition, at Galeria Reverso
- Soul to Soul: Gigi Mariani and Jeemin Jamie Chung, at Thereza Pedrosa Gallery via December 26
- Heather Guidero Opalescence, at Jewelers’Werk Galerie, via December 30
- Helen Britton . Crazed Slobbering Monster, at Sienna Patti via December 31
- A Lengthy Day: Marília Maria Mira, at Galeria Tereza Seabra via January 6
- Heather Guidero: Conversation Pieces, at Pistachios via January 14
- Storytellers, at Ombré Gallery via January 20
PODCASTERS SPECIALIZING IN JEWELRY ARE FLOURISHING
So says Melanie Abrams. Why? Though the flicker of a gem or the glitter of gold isn’t seen in an audio-only medium, listeners are typically richer, higher educated, and—crucially—youthful, between 18 and 34 years previous. And so they’re not scrolling, scrolling, scrolling. Abrams profiled 4 of them here, together with the Jewellery Journey, an AJF member, However she missed Sarah Rachel Brown, host of the Perceived Worth podcast … and who else?
SPEAKING OF PODCASTS, HEAR ESTHER BRINKMANN ON THE JEWELRY JOURNEY
Learn the way carrying jewellery influences the way in which we transfer via the world, and listen to concerning the maker’s experiences in China and India, which nonetheless affect her work. Listen here.
AUTHOR JEWELRY AUCTION IN DECEMBER
Seventy items from a Munich assortment, together with work by Carina Shoshtary, Florá Vági, Peter Bauhuis, Giampaolo Babetto, Jiro Kamata, Tanel Veenre, Lisa Walker, Daniel Kruger, Karl Fritsch, Peter Hoogeboom, Annamaria Zanella, and nonetheless others. See all the lots.
2ND LISBON CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY BIENNIAL ANNOUNCED
In April, the twenty fifth April Revolution will have fun 50 years. This regime change in Portugal had as its motto democracy, freedom, and equality. These values are actually threatened worldwide. Since something is usually a theme for a chunk of knickknack understood as an inventive manifestation, and since jewellery has all the time had a detailed reference to energy, freedom and the opportunity of vital political expression will likely be explored throughout the biennial, which may have the theme “Political jewellery. Energy Jewellery.” Occasion dates: April to September 2024. More.
NEW YORK TIMES SPOTLIGHTS ALCHIMIA
The jewellery faculty in in Florence, Italy, is a good way to mix journey to Italy and training in jewellery making. Examine it here.
FORGET DIAMONDS—CARDAMOM IS FOREVER
Via the method of electroforming, Inoka Samarasekara has been in a position to embody the scent of Sri Lanka into her jewellery impressed by the Sri Lankan diaspora. More.
Timothée Chalamet—wait, did I simply objectify Chalamet by calling him eye sweet within the heading above?! yep—labored with Cartier to design a one-of-a-kind, bonbon-inspired necklace to put on to the world premiere of his movie, Wonka. Vogue bought an unique interview with the actor, reviewing the artistic course of for the piece, which is luxurious, sure, however completely typical. More.
THIS BROOCH IS A PERSONAL ASSISTANT POWERED BY AI
You knew this was coming … In a diaphanous mix of the actual and the digital, it’s a tool that you simply put on and talk with via speech and gesture. No display, no buttons, no apps, no downloads … however your future overlords will know all. More.
STUDIO AND ART JEWELRY AUCTION: DECEMBER 7, 2023
Bettina Speckner, Ted Noten, Torun, Georges Braque, Ettore Sotsass, Friedrich Becker, Tone Vigeland, Hermann Jünger, Manfred Bischoff, Gerd Rothmann, Paul Derrez, and extra, extra, extra. At Quittenbaum. See the catalog here. More info here.
MARY TYLER MOORE’S JEWELRY ALSO ON AUCTION
Necklaces, rings, and timepieces owned by the American TV star will likely be bought at Sotheby’s “Magnificent Jewels” on December 5, 2023, with proceeds benefiting the Mary Tyler Moore Imaginative and prescient Initiative. More.
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MUM’S THE WORD … OR IS IT?
When Phoebe Philo’s first solo assortment was unveiled, a sterling silver necklace that claims “Mum” was the primary merchandise to promote out, regardless of its hefty value. Philo, previously at Celine, was one of many first high-level designers to take maternity depart. The necklace’s symbolism comes at a second when persons are questioning the low numbers of girls in high artistic jobs in style. More. Would it not be impolite to level out that it seems to be prefer it says “mumu”?
WALLPAPER* COVERS CARTIER EXHIBITION AT LOUVRE ABU DHABI
Curator Evelyne Possémé considers the affect impressionist and geometric artworks had on the Cartier aesthetic, analyzing how Islamic artwork’s affect was translated into intricate and vibrant jewellery design in a scrumptious feast of shade and craftsmanship. More.
SPEAKING OF CARTIER, IS ANOTHER BOOK NECESSARY?
Two new publications concerning the firm launched this fall. At 17 kilos (!!!), Cartier: The Inconceivable Assortment isn’t a guide you may curl up with and pore over. It’s extra of a luxe jewelry-book-as-décor, particularly at $1,200. However the 288-page espresso table-sized guide Cartier Design: A Residing Legacy, which prices $65, “is price each penny in case you are a fan of Cartier design,” writes Marion Fasel. More.
HAWAIIAN JEWELER REPAIRS JEWELRY DESTROYED IN FIRES
A jeweler on Maui is working arduous—and freed from cost—to revive jewellery of the victims of the Lahaina hearth. More.
MAKING JEWELRY GOT HER OUT OF A RUT
One current grad’s story of creating jewellery as a pathway to creativity and neighborhood. More.
REGISTRATION FOR AUTOR 2024 IS OPEN
The occasion, in its twenty first version, will happen Could 18–19, 2024, in Bucharest, Romania. Designers and artists within the subject of latest artistic jewellery are eligible to take part. So are galleries and faculties. Deadline: February 15, 2024. Info.
CALL FOR ENTRY: AMBERIF DESIGN AWARD
Carrying jewellery provides us hope. For one factor, it strengthens our psyche. It communicates our private braveness and helps us in taking a concrete place. What does the jewellery appear like that provides us hope at this time, strengthens us for crises, and carries us via them?” Deadline: February 1, 2024. Info.
OPEN CALL: SLOVENIA JEWELRY WEEK
The occasion combines exhibitions, programs, workshops, faculty tasks from Slovenia and overseas, lectures by home and worldwide visitors, spherical tables, and many others. The occasion will even embrace a contest occasion, the place a jury of specialists will award prizes for numerous classes of works. Deadline: February 1, 2024. Info.
OPEN CALL: ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AT ANTWERP’S DIVA MUSEUM
Reap the advantages of time for analysis, the house and instruments required for experimentation, and help.Develop as a maker, mirror in your work, and creatively discover new concepts. Residents will have interaction with the general public by giving a chat and presenting their work at DIVA. Reimbursement of journey and lodging prices as much as €1,500, and a manufacturing price range as much as €1,500. Residencies run 2 to three months lengthy. Deadline: February 18, 2024. Info.
CALL FOR ENTRY: LATIN AMERICAN BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY
To be held in Chile in 2024, the theme is Co-Changing into, Narratives of Doable Futures. Deadline: June 28, 2024. Info.
OPEN CALL: ADORNED SPACES
The 2024 SNAG x San Diego Convention seeks curators, organizations, faculties, and people to supply a contemporary take a look at the sector of latest metalsmithing and jewellery via a multiple-exhibition and sale occasion. This juried occasion will spotlight each established and rising artists and have fun improvements in metalsmithing and adornment. Deadline: December 20, 2023. Info.
THE TIFFANY ARCHIVES
Tons of of jewels, gems, objects, and ephemera invite you to find the story behind Tiffany & Co. with a collection of objects from the home’s archives, nearly all of which have by no means earlier than been seen or photographed. More.
Salam Kaoukji’s guide is the definitive catalog of an unparalleled assortment of Indian jewellery and luxurious objects made on the top of the Mughal empire and the Deccan sultanates of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The gathering, extensively thought to be one of many best on the planet, was assembled by Sheikh Nasser and Sheikha Hussa al-Sabah for The al-Sabah Assortment, Kuwait, and divulges the wonder, sophistication, and variety of Indian jeweled arts. More.
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