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 […]

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

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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(Nicht uralte und) günstige, helle, grosse, zentrale Atelier-/Wohnräume für Künstler+Kreative in GR

Mit steigenden Mieten in Deutschland fällt vielen Künstlern und Kreativen das Schaffen und (Über-) Leben sehr schwierig. Wir bieten Dir die Möglichkeit, Dein Projekt in hellen, grossen, zentralen Atelier- und Wohnräumen in Griechenland (Athen und Leonidio) vorzubereiten in Künstlerpreisen. Dazu gibt es Experten-Tips und – wenn erwünscht – sogar die Möglichkeit einer Athen-Ausstellung. Preise für […]

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JEWELLERY MATTERS!

I have the pleasure to present a pitch on “The Emotional Value of Jewellery” during the International Symposium JEWELLERY MATTERS in Rijks Museum Amsterdam on 16 November 2017 (today at 15.45). The symposium pays tribute to the same name book by jewellery collector and scholar Marjon Unger of Amsterdam. I would never have been able […]

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Lieta Marziali: Initiation 2017 – Part 1: Lifting the veil. AIR Programme, Athens, 11-18 September 2017

The insightful text by Lieta Marziali on her Athens Artist Residency in September 2017 will be published in Findings, the magazine of UK based Association for Contemporary Jewellery, in a few days. Enjoy the privilege to read it first and meet Lieta Marziali at Stand 93 – INITIATION 2017/SIERAAD International Art Fair Amsterdam, 9-12 November […]

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