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Jesse Monongya, Night Sky

Studio Jewelry at Auction

Several recent sales of modern and contemporary studio jewelry at prominent auction houses have set records for individual jewelers, signaling that the market for this work is growing. In October 2021, Bonhams Los Angeles held its first auction devoted to studio jewelry, with 308 pieces from a cross-section of many of the most significant makers, …

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Bill Smith

For the revolutionary fashionistas of the 60s and 70s, Bill Smith was there to dress them in jewelry. He was a designer regarded as a sensation, awarded for jewelry styles that captured the freedom and exuberance of the era. The covers of fashion magazines showed his long strings of pearls and large spring collars around …

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AJF Announces Winner and Finalists for the 2022 Young Artist Award

San Antonio, TX, USA—Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is pleased to announce Mallory Weston (US) the winner of its 2022 Young Artist Award. The four finalists are Taisha Carrington (Barbados), Aaron Decker (US), Marion Delarue (France), and Cong Ma (US). The winner and finalists will all exhibit their work at Platina Stockholm during Schmuck, the annual international art …

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Bové made sure to check out the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) show, Voltage. Exhibition view, SNAG’s Voltage exhibition, held during NYCJW21, photo: Jim Bové

Jim Bové at NYCJW21

Jim Bové spent Tuesday and Wednesday, November 16 and 17, 2021, crisscrossing New York City to take in nine exhibitions and a symposium. He generously sent in a photo reportage to share with you. Here they are in no particular order, but clustered together by event. Click on the photos to learn about what they …

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