Article Type: Photo Essay

How Is the Next Generation Collecting?

During Schmuck, we presented AJF in Conversation: Collecting—The Next Generation. Gallerist and curator Christian Hoedl moderated the discussion. The panelists were: Artist and educator Mallory Weston, who teaches jewelry at Tyler School of Art and Architecture Joya organizer Paulo Ribeiro Collectors and life partners Juan Harnie and Dennis Pellens. Harnie studied jewelry making at university. …

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Meet the Outstanding Students of 2022

Summer has started, and jewelry students around the globe are frantically finishing their coursework and installing end-of-year exhibitions—or maybe relaxing after finishing a challenging semester! For this photo essay, we asked professors from AJF member schools to identify one outstanding grad or undergrad from their class. Here, we present their work. (This opportunity to show …

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COVID-Themed Jewelry

In response to the shock wave of the pandemic, jewelry artists made work and galleries and museums organized exhibitions. We asked the community to send us images—you inundated us! We appreciate your participation. This final installment features work from around the world. Some of it relates to lockdown—feelings of isolation, working through these emotions, making …

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COVID-Themed Jewelry

In response to the shock wave of the pandemic, jewelry artists made work and galleries and museums organized exhibitions. We asked you to send in photos. You inundated us with images—thanks for participating! In this installment we’re featuring jewelry from around the world. Some of the work relates to the lockdown—feelings of isolation, fear of …

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COVID-Themed Jewelry

In response to the shock wave of the pandemic, jewelry artists made work and galleries and museums organized exhibitions. We asked you to send in photos. You inundated us with images—thanks for participating! In the first three already-published photo essays in this series, we concentrated on exhibitions. Now we’ll feature jewelry from around the world. …

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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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