June 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 Sam Tho Duong, […]

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Jenna Shaifer

Ombré Gallery, front of gallery, photo: Ombré Gallery It’s always exciting to see a new gallery emerge in the art jewelry field. Ombré Gallery opened this past fall and already has an exciting roster of artists. Jenna Shaifer, the gallery’s founder and director, introduces us to her gallery and discusses what excites her about the

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The Economics of the Critical Article, or Some Opinion Is Required

A version of this lecture was originally delivered as part of a panel discussion on critical texts at the International Academy of Ceramics Assembly in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, in September 2012. It was then re-presented at the Talkfest organized by Philip Clarke (director of Objectspace) in July 2014 at the Auckland Museum, New

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In Conversation with the Journal of Jewellery Research

Jayne Wallace, Cloudwatcher (from Personhood in Dementia Research Project), 2011, necklace, rubber, velvet, stainless steel, 90 x 60 mm, photo: artist The Journal of Jewellery Research (JJR) is a collaborative online publication recently founded by three jewelers who also juggle the roles of art jewelry historian, critic, postgraduate research lead, and educator. Roberta Bernabei, Jayne

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Carina Shoshtary

Carina Shoshtary, In the Beginning there Was Red, 2017, headpiece, spruce bark, almond shells, graffiti, glass, paint, photo: Laurens Grigoleit I had the pleasure of interviewing Carina Shoshtary a year ago as one of the finalists for the AJF Artist Award. Fast forward a year and here we are again, this time with her as

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The June Report

Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members in our community find noteworthy. Providing a place to share interesting news is one way AJF is celebrating our 20th anniversary. We believe our members and donors, as dedicated jewelry aficionados, have a unique outlook on the world, and the monthly report is a

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