Σύγχρονο κόσμημα και ελληνικός πολιτισμός“ – Πέμπτη 19/ Παρασκευή 20/ Σάββατο 21/ Κυριακή 22 Απριλίου – Αθήνα Φωτογραφία: Αγία Βαρβάρα/Καρφίτσα/Εργο της Λουκίας Ρίτσαρντς/Αγοράστηκε από και βρίσκεται στη συλλογή του Grassi Museum στη Λειψία. Ενα υπερεντατικό 4-ήμερο εργαστήριο για δημιουργούς κοσμήματος. Μαθαίνουμε ποια είναι τα χαρακτηριστικά γνωρίσματα του ελληνικού κοσμήματος διαχρονικά (έννοιες, μοτίβα, τεχνικές) και ποιά εφαρμογή […]Read More Εργαστηριο κοσμηματος/Απριλιος 2018/Αθηνα
Munich Jewellery Week 2018 is approaching. We will present our 4th international group show inspired by Greek spirituality: “Initiation 2018 // Kalichoron” at Florian Trampler Gallery. The new project in Munich follows an Artist Residency in Athens, where participants were introduced into the Greek world view and art; we also had the opportunity, during the […]Read More Everyhing you need to know about MJW, but you do not know whom to ask!
Photo: The mystical rose of Eleusina. Credit: Christoph Ziegler The project INITIATION 2018 // KALLICHORON focuses on „Body – Ritual – Narrative“ as a means to bridge jewellery with the sacred context of its origins and to find meaning in its future development. For 2.000 years Eleusina, a farmers’ community close to Athens, was the […]Read More Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.
In Orthodox Greece, epiphany – January 6th – commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan by John the Baptist. In ancient Greece myriad of myths talked about the importance of water and its creatures – gods, nymphs, daemons – for fertility, rejuvenation, forgiveness, but also for oblivion and death. Water rituals were also […]Read More 6 January 2018_Epiphany or Blessing of the Waters
Do contemporary jewellery artists make money from selling their jewellery? The answer for the vast majority of designers/artists working in the field of art jewellery or author jewellery or contemporary jewellery is definitely NO. Exceptions justify the rule. Fairs/ Jewellery Weeks/ Bloggers’ Events/ Gallery Shows/ Atelier Open Doors/ Fashion Catwalks/ Designers’ Opens/Commissioned Work by […]Read More The future of saleable contemporary jewellery
A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part 1/2/3/4/5/6 by scrolling down blog updates. Credits: Christoph Ziegler/Loukia Richards Picture #1. A tooth with a golden crown taken from a relative’s scull after exhumation; it is used an an amulet. Notice that the […]Read More THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Last part 7/7
A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part 1/2/3/4/5 by scrolling down blog updates. Picture #1. The concept of death has not changed much since Homeric Age: the short joy of life is followed by an anaemic eternity in the kingdom of […]Read More THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Part 6/7