France

Christophe Burger

Christophe Burger

 Reconstruction Sandblasted Glass / Goldleaf / Patinated Silver   Before being any precise object, jewellery is a gesture  A gesture to appropriate the world It is a token of our humanity It expresses one thing alone: human relationships Jewellery reveals and weaves ties between people.      Ring Gold and Lead   Necklace Patinated Brass [...]


Sébastien Carré

Sébastien Carré

    The making of this piece of jewellery is inspired by cell mitosis. The modular process used to produce its shape, and the interactivity of materials chosen, bring forth the idea of a living organism. The materials I use are picked in order to allow me to work outside of the studio despite the [...]


Juan Riusech

Juan Riusech

    For me, the jewel is a work of art. Through the evolution of jewelry art, we are witnessing a willingness to go beyond the boundaries of traditional jewelry. Sculpture in the adornment of jewelry to artwork, the piece of jewelry Unlock all material limitations. Under these conditions, the jewel-sculpture becomes an object of [...]


3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (and Part Four)

3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (and Part Four)

by Catalina Gibert       Act IV:At the galleries   |Ateliers de Paris  “Bijoux en résidence”       | Galerie Objet Rare. “Un jour qui paraissait comme les autres…” Marielle Debéthune, Katharina Dettar and Clement Puig want to discuss about the way of exhibiting the work.   You can find pictures and collages of [...]


3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (Part Three)

3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (Part Three)

by Catalina Gibert       Act III: At the bars and shops   | L’Acte 3. “Borax 08001″         The group Borax has used L’Acte 3 as base camp for their activities on these days. They showed there their latests works and had also made the Tombola.     | La Flaq. [...]


3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (Part Two)

3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (Part Two)

by Catalina Gibert     Act II: In the streets Kiosks around the city   | “L’objet trouvé”. Place de la Bastille   Laura Rose Graham, Typhaine Le Monnier and Natalia Olarte have turned found objects into jewels     |”Makers move kiosk”. Palais Royal A medium of exchange between the maker and people     [...]


3,2,1 GO!!!! First week of “Circuit bijoux” in Paris (Part One)

3,2,1 GO!!!!  First week of "Circuit bijoux" in Paris (Part One)

by Catalina Gibert   A neon pink line guides you into the discovery of the contemporary jewellery scene through Paris. An event organized by the collaboration of  ”Ateliers d’Art de France”, “Les Arts Décoratifs” and the “Un Bijou à l’Autre” association.   Act I: Public buildings Musée des arts décoratifs | Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs: [...]


“A Day That Seemed Like Any Other …” Exhibition at Galerie Objet Rare in Paris

"A Day That Seemed Like Any Other ..." Exhibition at Galerie Objet Rare in Paris

    A day that seemed like any other … This project was born from the desire of Marielle Debethune , Katharina Dettar and Clement Puig to question  their own way of doing an exhibition. It’s about finding a new interactive manner for the presentation of the project, and most of all about the effect [...]


Isabelle Fustinoni

Isabelle Fustinoni

      I studied jewellery in the 80s*, and since then I create unique pieces, between sculpture and finery. I have a passion for Black Africa, and I was initiated to different silversmith’s trade local techniques during several stays in Zanzibar and Dakar ; it influenced a lot my work. I associate in my [...]


“Convergences & Divergences” Exhibition by Andrea Pineros and Claire Wolfstirn at Atelier Galerie Objet Rare

"Convergences & Divergences" Exhibition by Andrea Pineros and Claire Wolfstirn at Atelier Galerie Objet Rare

  The gallery “Objet Rare” in Paris  invites two designers of jewelry, with personal worlds which cross in the notions of fragility and lightness. Andrea Piñeros expresses  through her work on tight wire that defines the reading of a volume. Claire Wolfstirn starts from the full to create emptiness in removing material. These two designers, converted to jewelry, [...]


“Secrets d’Alcove” Exhibition by Patricia Lemaire in Paris

"Secrets d'Alcove" Exhibition by Patricia Lemaire in Paris

        Patricia Lemaire is showing her jewelry in a solo exhibition titled “Secrets d’Alcove” at Espace Talents in Paris until May 29th.   La Patricia Lemaire està mostrant les seves joies en una exposició individual titulada ”Secrets d’Alcove” a l’Espace Talents a Paris fins el 29 de maig.


Nelly Van Oost

Nelly Van Oost

          The discovery of where we’re going while being aware of where we’re coming from is a strong creative tool.         A few days ago, Nelly Van Oost presented her new website where you can find much about her work. She’s a member of the Borax 08001 collective [...]


“Rebirth” the Exhibition by Märta Mattsson in Biarritz

"Rebirth" the Exhibition by Märta Mattsson in Biarritz

  The exhibition by Märta Mattson “Rebirth” is currently in Biarritz.  She sent me these pictures to share with you.  Thank you Märta! The exhibition runs until January 21st at Galerie Diane et Eric Lhoste. You can see all posts from this artist by clicking on “Artists on this blog” on the sidebar. L’exposició “Rebirth” de [...]


"Bijoux" Exhibition by Birgit Hagmann and Mirjam Hiller at Galerie Hélène Porée

Today is the opening of the exhibition “Bijoux” by Birgit Hagmann and Mirjam Hiller at Galerie Hélène Porée in Paris. The exhibitions runs until November 30th. Avui és la inauguració de l’expoasició “Bijoux” de Birgit Hagmann i Mirjam Hiller a la galeria Hélène Porée a París. L’exposició es podrà veure fins el 30 de novembre.


"Méandres" Exhibition by Sylvie Jousset at Alliages

Today is the opening of the exhibition “Méandres” by jeweler Sylvie Jousset at Alliages, a French association which aims to promote contemporary jewelry and Arts of Fire. Avui és la inauguració de l’exposició “Méandres” de la joiera Sylvie Jousset a la seu d’Alliages que és una associació francesa que té per objectiu promoure la joieria [...]


Oh My! Exhibition

Jewel by Carmen Hauser Jewel by Carolina Gimeno  Jewel by Cristina Martí Mató Jewel by Dalia Jurado Jewel by Judy McCaig Jewel by Marielle Debethune Jewel by Phylicia Gilijamse Jewel by Sabine Conrad Jewel by Tabea Reulecke Jewel by Tatjana Giorgadse Next Friday September 9th is the opening of the exhibition Oh My! which runs [...]


One Workshop for Two Great Jewelers: Philip Sajet and Beate Klockmann

One Workshop for Two Great Jewelers: Philip Sajet and Beate Klockmann

Last week I had the honor of visiting the workshop of Philip Sajet and Beate Klockmann in Latour de France, a village in the Roussillon area of France near Perpignan where they settled three years ago after moving from Amsterdam. Currently, in this silent corner of narrow streets, they create their jewelry without suffering big [...]


Andrea Piñeros

Jewels by Andrea Piñeros, member of Le Group Arcanes that premiered recently in Paris. Joies de l’Andrea Piñeros, membre de Le Group Arcanes que han exposat recentment a Paris.


Je rêve! Exhibition in Paris

“Je rêve!” is a multidisciplinary exhibition organized by Ateliers d’Art de France in Paris with participating jewelers Patricia Lemaire and Sophie Hanagarth among other artists. “Je rêve!” és una exposició multidisciplinària organitzada per  Ateliers d’Art de France a París on hi participen les joieres Patricia Lemaire i Sophie Hanagarth entre d’altres artistes. Patricia Lemaire  Sophie Hanagarth [...]


"Ricochet" Exhibition in Paris

Andrea Piñeros Eliane Michel Claire Wolfstirn Hyun Joung Lee Anne Milbeau Members of Groupe Arcanes, a French association for contemporary jewelry, show their recent work as well as a collaborative piece at Viaduc des Arts in Paris from February 2nd until the 6th. At the “Ricochet” exhibition you will also see some jewels from this [...]


Patricia Lemaire

Rings and pendants by Patricia Lemaire. You can see more of her jewelry at the Spo Créations website. Anells i penjolls de la Patricia Lemaire. Podeu veure més de les seves joies al web Spo Créations.


Christmas Exhibition at Galerie Hélène Porée

Ramon Puig Cuyàs  Alexandra Bahlmann  Ursula Guttmann  Beppe Kessler You can visit the Christmas Exhibition at Galerie Hélènne Porée until December 31st. Podeu visitar l’exposició de Nadal a la Galerie Hélènne Porée fins el 31 de desembre.


Allez, du galet! Exhibition in Collioure

Yesterday I travelled to Collioure (France), a nice village from North Catalonia very close to Girona, where until December 12th you can visit the exhibition “Allez, du galet!” organized by Marianne Gassier who is the Editor of the Bijou Contemporain Jewelry blog. The exhibition shows the work of artists from different countries who have created jewels [...]


"Essayage" Exhibition by Benjamin Lignel in Luxembourg

supplément (three fingers, right) brooch Illustration – Emmanuelle Duparchy, Paris TLOOTH (for Harry Matthews) brooch Illustration – Emmanuelle Duparchy, Paris Until December 22nd you can visit the first solo exhibition by Benjamin Lignel at Galerie Jungblut. Older post from this artist. Fins el 22 de desembre espot visitar la primera exposició en solitari de Benjamin [...]