Εργαστηριο κοσμηματος/Απριλιος 2018/Αθηνα

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 […]

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Everyhing you need to know about MJW, but you do not know whom to ask!

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 […]

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Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron_MunichJWeek2018: A Jewellery, Narrative & Performance show to reflect the night of the sacred orgies.

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 […]

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The future of saleable contemporary jewellery

  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 […]

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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 1/2/3/4/5/6 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 […]

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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

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 […]

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