Month: April 2022

AJF Honored at MAD About Jewelry, at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

San Antonio, TX, US—We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, during its annual benefit and preview dinner, MAD About Jewelry honored AJF for 25 years of providing visibility, value, and appreciation for art jewelry. AJF was established in 1997 to promote education about contemporary jewelry and has since grown into the …

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Can I Borrow It?

In this photo essay, Anni Nørskov Mørch tells us about the Danish Arts Foundation’s Jewellery Collection, which is available for loan. In fact, every Dane is invited to borrow a piece of jewelry from the collection. The loan is free of charge and insured by the Danish state. You can pick up the jewelry yourself …

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Ukrainian Jewelers, Part 2

The Ukrainian people have been suffering under the Russian invasion for nearly two months. During this time, millions of Ukrainians became immigrants and refugees. Despite the level of danger and continuing attacks, many of them are slowly returning to their homes now. So, too, with Ukrainian jewelers. I have established warm relationships with many of …

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On Offer

April 2022, Part 2 There are so many reasons to purchase art jewelry… You got that hard-earned promotion—celebrate! You’re experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime occasion—honor it. You wrapped up that major accomplishment—pay it tribute. You want to mark the beginning of a new relationship or the end of one—commemorate it. Perhaps it’s an investment—do it! It’s the …

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OMG, Have You Heard

April 2022, Part 2 Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, news, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR participation. If you’re a member of AJF at the Silver level or …

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Critical Walking as Post-Studio Methodology

1. What is post-studio? Jewelry has its own particular history as a studio craft. The tools used and the specific ways of making—skills, knowledge, and materials—stretch back hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years. As art jewelry developed in the 20th century, many of these traditions were challenged. But throughout, the studio remained the principle domain of …

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OMG, Have You Heard

April 2022, Part 1 Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, news, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR participation. If you’re a member of AJF at the Silver level or …

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