Month: January 2017

On Offer

Art Jewelry Forum’s network of gallery supporters has increased to more than 60 international galleries focused on featuring art jewelry. On Offer is a monthly series that allows AJF galleries to showcase a piece that they’ve personally selected to tempt and inspire you. Please contact the gallery directly for inquiries. Enjoy! MUSEUM WORTHY Jana Brevick and Cappy Thompson, Quicksilver, …

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AJF Hangouts-Middle East

AJF Hangouts takes the pulse of the rapidly expanding world of global art jewelry. We hear from voices in emerging jewelry scenes, featuring those with the responsibility of representing their country as AJF Ambassadors. Despite the varying quality of video feeds, it’s quite amazing that we can now use this platform to connect people together …

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ENJI Studio: Niki Grandics

ENJI Studio Jewelry by Niki Grandics, 2016 Halstead Grant winner, photo: Hajnalka Stiblane San Diego-based ENJI Studios produces one-of-a-kind jewelry and small-run production lines under a business model that makes giving back to the local community one of its core tenets. In this interview, I speak with 2016 Halstead Grant awardee Niki Grandics, founder of …

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The Art of Collecting

There are as many definitions of a collection as there are for collectors. When noted art collector and philanthropist Eugene Thaw was asked how he would define the art of collecting, he answered with this beautiful explanation: ‘It’s about making some sense out of a group (large or small) of related objects that you’ve accumulated …

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Karin Roy Andersson

Malin Lövgren, Linnéa Eriksson, Karin Roy Andersson, Hanna Liljenberg, 2016, photo: Lasse Karlsson Established in 2010 and located in Gothenburg, Four’s concept combines a contemporary jewelry gallery, shop, and workshop in a creative space that showcases the owners’ own work, as well as artists from around the world. In a vibrant art jewelry city such …

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Mallory Weston: Of Ophidia

Mallory Weston, Snakeskin Disco Ball, 2016, gold-plated brass, oxidized copper, leather, Styrofoam, 305 x 305 x 762 mm, photo: Ian Shriver The seductive snakeskin-inspired jewelry in Mallory Weston’s exhibition, Of Ophidia, at Sienna Patti represents a new direction for the Philadelphia-based artist. Still rooted in the study of symbols, this recent body of work is …

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Eliana Negroni

Exhibition view, Gioielli in Fermento 2016, Torre Fornello Ancient Stables, Piacenza Hills, Italy, photo: Angela Petrarelli Passionate about both wine and contemporary jewelry, Eliana Negroni discusses the rise and rise of Gioielli in Fermento, an international jewelry competition whose brief seeks to marry wine with jewelry. Run out of Italy’s wine hills, this project taps into the …

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The January Report

Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to introduce this new article series. Each month, it will feature news, events, and opportunities of note in the field, as submitted by the international community of donor that makes everything AJF does possible. Providing a place for our supporters to share what is important to them is one way AJF …

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