January 2016

Carina Shoshtary

Carina Shoshtary, Confused Branches 3 detail, 2015, necklace, 9 cm x 33 cm x 25 cm, photo: artist AJF asked this year’s five young 2016 Artist Award finalists to tell us a bit about their backgrounds and their thoughts on the future of the art jewelry field. Their work represents a group of outstanding pieces

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The Eastern Incubator

Department of metalwork and jewelry undergraduate class, photo courtesy of the metal and jewelry department at Kookmin University Kookmin University was founded in 1946 in Seoul, Korea. It was the year after Korea’s independence from Japanese colonization, and nationalism prevailed. The founder, Ik-hee Shin, was one of the politicians who fought for Korea’s independence. The name

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A Sense of an Overview, Yes; A Sense of Dynamism, Less So

Nora Fok, Disc Florets Necklace, 2008–2009, necklace, dyed, knitted nylon, 390 mm diameter, photo: artist A Sense of Jewellery September 15–November 19, 2015 Goldsmiths’ Center, London, UK Curated by Amanda Game and Professor Dorothy Hogg, MBE Comprehensive survey exhibitions of British studio jewelry are not common, but just like London buses you wait so long

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