Month: February 2021

Intaglio by Jewelry Artists

Hybrid or multidisciplinary approaches to metalworking are inherent when considering the blend between technical and physical manifestations of wearable and functional metal art throughout history. In articles Melis Agabigum previously published on AJF,[1] she addressed the crossover between jewelry and installation art, jewelry and sculpture, and jewelry in dialogue with performance art. Therefore it was …

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Thank You, Simone

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity” has always been one of my favorite quotes. Lately it made me meditate on the topic of attention in the context of jewelry. I found out that the author of these words, the French philosopher, mystic, and activist Simone Weil (1909–1943), saw attention as a way …

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The Curse and the Gold

Pre-Hispanic gold object, the Banco de la República Gold Museum, Bogotá, Colombia, photo: Ruudt Peters PAID PARTNER CONTENT Special note: Because of COVID-19, the deadline for applying to MASieraad has been extended to March 8, 2021. Apply here. What happens if three seasoned jewelry makers and one art historian join forces out of impatience with …

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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 Anton Cepka, Untitled, 1995, brooch, …

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