October 2023, Half 1
There are such a lot of causes to buy artwork jewellery…
- Honor a once-in-a-lifetime event
- Have fun that hard-earned promotion
- Commemorate the start or finish of a relationship
- Pay tribute to a serious accomplishment
- Pounce on the proper piece to spherical out a facet of your assortment
- Or deal with your self—simply because
Artwork Jewellery Discussion board’s worldwide gallery supporters rejoice and exhibit artwork jewellery. Our month-to-month On Supply collection permits this intensive community of worldwide galleries to showcase extraordinary items personally chosen to tempt and encourage you. Have a look. You’re sure to discover a incredible piece you merely can’t dwell with out! (Please contact the gallery instantly for inquiries.)
Gallery: Galeria Reverso, Lisbon, Portugal (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Paula Crespo (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Caroline Broadhead
Retail value: €1,720–€2,250
Impressed by the Portuguese tiles that impressed her throughout her first go to to Lisbon, in 2021, on the event of the first Up to date Jewellery Biennial, Caroline Broadhead has now developed an impressive beadwork, referred to as RePlace, that respects the size, colours, and glaze of conventional tiles—now reworked right into a movable object, additionally wearable on the physique like jewellery.
Gallery: Thereza Pedrosa Gallery, Asolo, Italy (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Thereza Pedrosa (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Jana Machatová
Retail value: €2,200
On this new physique of works created in 2023, Slovak artist Jana Machatová as soon as once more showcases her narrative sensibility, aesthetic poetics, and beautiful execution. Every work encapsulates a novel and particular narrative for the artist, however on the similar time is open to new interpretations by the wearer. Your Phrases Are like Pearls is just a poem in a brooch.
Gallery: Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, Maryland, US (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Allison Gulick (click on the title for e-mail)
Artist: Amelia Toelke
Retail value: US$3,200
Amelia Toelke is a visible artist based mostly in Chatham, NY. She holds a BFA in metallic from SUNY New Paltz and an MFA in visible artwork from the College of Wisconsin-Madison. Toelke was a one-month mid-career resident with the BJC within the winter of 2023, and this piece is a part of a physique of labor lately on view in her solo exhibition there, Seize Bag. In Seize Bag, Toelke juxtaposes wearable objects alongside works on paper, like this piece, Treasure. Considered collectively, charms, chains, and gems are jewellery and image concurrently.
Gallery: Galeria Tereza Seabra, Lisbon, Portugal (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Tereza Seabra (click on the title for e-mail)
Artist: Catarina Silva
Retail value: €1,700, plus delivery
“Reminiscence by means of pictures and pictures that evoke reminiscences,” says Catarina Silva, describing her work. “A group of celebrations, reminiscences within the form of sweet wrappers, rigorously laid out and saved. Rituals. A group of jewellery that evokes the perishable great thing about reminiscences.” These new items by the Portuguese artist had been made for her solo present on exhibit at Galeria Tereza Seabra till November 18, 2023. These jewels are a cheerful mixture between conventional artwork nouveau-inspired jewellery, exquisitely crafted, and the ever-present humorousness on this artist’s work.
Gallery: Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Lisa Higgins (click on the title for e-mail)
Artist: Pauline Bern
Retail value: Every NZ$140
Pauline Bern is a self-taught jeweler who began making jewellery within the Seventies within the US earlier than returning to Auckland, the place she started exhibiting at Fingers Gallery in 1981. She was a lecturer at Unitec Institute of Know-how for twenty-four years and was head of jewellery for 20 of these years. Her work is held by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the Auckland Museum, and The Dowse Artwork Museum. Whereas Bern’s early work usually referred to the home area, her more moderen work displays the rhythms of on a regular basis life and the pure world—the climate, strolling, shells on the seashore. These items are a coming-together of the 2 realms. Oozing nostalgia, reminiscence, and homeyness, they discuss time spent gathering treasures on the seashore and the artwork of restore utilizing craft expertise handed down by means of the generations.
Gallery: Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, bijoux et objets contemporains, Montreal, Canada (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Noel Guyomarc’h (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Gabrielle Desmarais
Retail value: CAN$1,175
Gabrielle Desmarais’s work stands out by the singular consideration she pays to working with supplies—primarily oxidized silver—which she pushes to their limits so as to extract their full expressivity. Each bit of jewellery is imbued with the artist’s gesture. This newest physique of labor, entitled Le Jardin, is directly dramatic, imposing, and delicate.
Slimy the Snail is the most recent in Helen Britton’s ongoing collection of Plastic Animals, a collection that makes use of the classic materials galalith alongside gold and diamonds. Galalith was invented within the late nineteenth century and is taken into account one of many earliest types of plastic, although it was made with milk protein. The profligate use of animal product to make ornamental baubles—which ended with meals rationing within the Nineteen Forties—is an concept Britton is acknowledging right here. In a way, she is giving again the fabric to the animal kingdom. Slimy is likely one of the most vibrant items up to now, with drips that transfer impartial of the principle type.
Friedrich Becker (1922–1997) achieved worldwide acclaim as a goldsmith and is acknowledged primarily for his revolutionary work in kinetic jewellery and sculpture. A professor at Düsseldorf’s College of Arts and Crafts, Becker performed a pivotal position in shaping the evolution of modernist jewellery design. Within the Fifties he launched the groundbreaking idea of hid mountings that includes interchangeable gem stones. By the Sixties, this strategy paved the way in which for his exploration of kinetics, introducing the factor of motion because the fourth dimension in jewellery design. Becker beloved the liberty that designing a hoop afforded and used rings as a possibility to experiment. He needed rings to be experiential, with the wearer being a part of the method and in a position to swap out the stones on every ring.
Made with recycled aluminum cans, this assertion necklace is just not solely an ideal instance of Han’s spectacular craftsmanship, but additionally an environmentally pleasant alternative for any jewellery lover who cares concerning the results of local weather change.
Gallery: Platina Stockholm AB, Stockholm, Sweden (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Sofia Björkman (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Mielle Harvey
Retail value: US$4,700
Mielle Harvey is a multidisciplinary artist who has studied and labored in lots of locations. She strikes usually however at the moment resides exterior of New York. Her art work is pushed by her investigation of the human relationship to nature. It finds type in numerous mediums reminiscent of jewellery, drawing, and portray. She does are inclined to probe on the darkish facet of issues and feels that magnificence lies within the pressure between the stunning and the ugly, or the expansion and the decay. The flowers are work based mostly on a picture from an vintage postcard. She thought the blue forget-me-nots on the darkish background had such a gorgeous but surreal high quality.
Gallery: Four Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: Karin Roy Andersson (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Deganit Stern Schocken
Retail value: €4,600
The work of Deganit Stern Schocken is in a manner the essence of up to date jewellery: expert craft mixed with a robust inventive expression. Stern Schocken combines tough, unpolished elements—objects that would have been discovered on the street and considered as garbage—with elegant silvery or strong-colored elements that mirror the rusty metal twins and produce out their colours and particulars. The work has steadiness, sensitivity, political edges, and humor—up to date jewellery at its finest!
Gallery: Gallery Viceversa, Lausanne, Switzerland (click on the gallery title to hyperlink to the web site)
Contact: ilona Schwippel (click on gallerist’s title for e-mail)
Artist: Bettina Speckner
Retail value: 2’800 CHF
Delving into the soul of outdated tales, Bettina Speckner is inquisitive about our relationship with pictures as vectors of reminiscence. Attaching extra significance to the lived expertise than to the preciousness of supplies, the German jeweler transforms reminiscence into jewellery, combining with a totally subjective freedom banal or specific objects that she sublimates into items to which she offers a timeless facet. Sharing with nice generosity, she forges the elegant and the profane into a brand new poetic concord.
Fools Pearls, by Polly Dymond, was created for Thought of—South Australian Residing Artists, held at Zu design in 2023. Every maker was invited to create a serious piece showcasing their perfected methods, highlighting the consideration and element that goes into artwork jewellery. Dymond’s dedication to reusing polystyrene waste, which she rescues from landfill, gives the beginning of this collection. She experiments and perfects electroforming, pushing this work by including plastic and glass “gem stones.” The layers of coloration on the floor are sanded again till Dymond is pleased with the end and the copper layer of electroforming peeks by means of. The title alone asks the query of what we worth. This piece is certainly visually wealthy!
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