January 2019

In Conversation with Carissa Hussong

The Metal Museum’s mission has shifted and expanded to accommodate jewelers and metalsmiths alike over the past three decades. Originally established by the National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association, the museum’s mission was “to display, show and teach the history and achievements made by ornamental metals (not including precious metals) manufacturers and artisans.” Art jewelry …

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David Clarke versus Affan Baghpati

Affan Baghpati, Lota (from Ken Doll Series), 2018, object/tableware, copper, brass, Ken doll, 140 x 178 x 114 mm, photo: Zeerak Ali In Lahore, Pakistan, there are thick, almost impenetrable alleys paved with breeds of hollowware shops where multiple narratives ensues—from colonial, post-partition to more intimate narratives: objects such as spice boxes, the preparation, protection, …

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On Offer

Art Jewelry Forum’s extensive network of international gallery supporters is dedicated to celebrating and showing 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 Evert Nijland, Rococo, 2018, Bracelet, …

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The January Report

Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Providing a place to share interesting news is one way AJF is celebrating our 20th anniversary. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, exhibitions, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR …

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