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The Munich Experience! Schmuck 2015

The Munich Experience! Schmuck 2015

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“Ludus Gemmarum” Exhibition by Lluís Comín and Montserrat Lacomba in Barcelona

"Ludus Gemmarum" Exhibition by Lluís Comín and Montserrat Lacomba in Barcelona

“Trapped Cloud” by Lluís Comín and Montserrat Lacomba L. Brooch. Silver, copper, enamel, gold and lapis lazuli. 6,5 x 7,5 cm. 2014.         At the exhibition “Ludus Gemmarum” Lluís Comín and Montserrat Lacomba, jewels from their work related to memory and landscape have been shown. The “game of jewels” giving title to the exhibition led [...]


SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair 2014. My Visit.

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair 2014. My Visit.

                  Last November I visited the Sieraad Art Fair for the first time. It was very pleasant to meet many jewelers who I know in person or through the internet. The fair is located at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, a very nice circular building from the 19th century, where [...]


JOYA Barcelona 2014. My Visit.

JOYA Barcelona 2014. My Visit.

      A few days ago in Barcelona, the 6th edition of the JOYA fair was held during Contemporary Jewellery Week which also hosts many exhibitions in the city as well as the jewelry fair Espaijoia.  Over a few intense days I spoke with people I already knew but also met many others; every [...]


JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2014

JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2014

  Next month in Barcelona a new edition of the JOYA fair will be held.  Over a few days the city will be full of contemporary jewelry along with the fair Espaijoia and many events and exhibitions. I recommend you visit the Joya Barcelona website to be informed and to save the dates! This year [...]


‘SONTOB’ Exhibition by Dinah Lee at La Basílica Galería Temporary Exhibitions in Barcelona

'SONTOB' Exhibition by Dinah Lee at La Basílica Galería Temporary Exhibitions in Barcelona

by Catalina Gibert             ”SS-YO1′ – Sculpture Series. Materials: Acrylic Nail Tips, Varnish. 18 x 21 x 20 cm   Korea Firenze Barcelona ‘SONTOB’, the first solo exhibition by Dinah Lee, is a meeting point among Korea, Firenze and in Barcelona where it will have its opening next Thursday, 29th May at [...]


Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 4

Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 4

  During my last day in Munich I continued visiting exhibitions.  The day was much too short and I couldn’t visit all I had hoped to. Exhibitions:  ”Canvas Context Cash” Exhibition by Karen Pontoppidan at Maurer Zilioli – Contemporary Arts, ”Mass” Exhibition at Micheko Galerie, SOLOS: “never odd or even” Part II by Märta Mattsson and Tanel [...]


Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 3

Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 3

  I spent last Saturday the 15th at the Internationale Handwerksmesse where the Handwerk & Design Fair was celebrated. Sofia Björkman, jeweler and owner of Platina Gallery, told me about her recent work shown at her gallery’s stand where we could see the exhibition “Contemporary Swedish Art Jewelry.” It was a long day at the [...]


Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 2

  My second day in Munich was very exiting. From 10:00 until 21:00 I visited different exhibitions. At the exhibition of Mineral Art 2014: “between layers – worlds within agate” I met Helena Lehtinen, one of the winners of the Herbert Hofmann-Award 2013 and juror of the Mineral Art Award 2014. She told me about the next Koru5 that will be [...]


Munich. Visiting Schmuck 2014. Day 1

  I landed in Munich on Thursday afternoon and for four days I felt surrounded by the most fascinating contemporary jewelry I have ever seen in such a short time. Two days before I planned my visits, I began following the paper by Current Obsession which made it easy since it contained all the most important information [...]


Mariusz Gliwinski

Mariusz Gliwinski

  I regard jewellery not only as adornment, which is of course its basic role. To me, jewellery serves as an international, common language through which I can communicate and express my ideas about esthetics, art, and social issues, such as religion, money, environment. I do not have particular language skills, my English is rather poor, but I [...]


Amberif Design Award 2014 (and Part Two)

Amberif Design Award 2014 (and Part Two)

MAIN PRIZE Nina Kupniewska and Dario Dalessandro, Warsaw, Poland   AMBER PRIZE Tomasz Jan Kisiel, Gdańsk, Poland   SILVER PRIZE Maren Giloy, Idar-Oberstein, Germany   Featured Miron Kutarba, Puck, Poland    Tamara Grüner, Pforzheim, Germany   Agnieszka Krzyżanowska, Bydgoszcz, Poland   Agnieszka Krzyżanowska, Bydgoszcz, Poland   Philip Sajet, Bruchkobel, Germany   Susanne Holzinger – Regensburg, [...]


Amberif Design Award 2014 (Part One)

Amberif Design Award 2014 (Part One)

Works presented at Amberif Design Award 2014   Anna Sado : ADA from a Juror’s Perspective. I now know that being a member of the jury for the Amberif Design Award is a really hard job and a huge responsibility . I had the privilege of participating in the work of this international jury for [...]


Àngel Reguera Fundició de Metalls

Àngel Reguera Fundició de Metalls

  A few days ago Àngel Reguera showed me his workshop. I was always curious wondering what was behind that wall between the counter and the casting area. In a short time he told me many things, but my eyes did not have time to absorb everything.   Fa uns dies l’Àngel Reguera em va deixar [...]


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: [...]


JOYA 2013, the Best Contemporary Jewelry Showcase in Barcelona (5th Edition)

JOYA 2013, the Best Contemporary Jewelry Showcase in Barcelona (5th Edition)

  From October 17th to 19th, the 5th edition of the JOYA fair will be celebrated at FAD (Convent dels Àngels) in Barcelona. We will find works by more than 200 artists from 35 countries, three galleries (Alchimia Gallery, La Basilica, Legnica Gallery), associations  (Associazione Gioiello Contemporanea, Associacao de Durivesara e Relojoaria,  Materia+Mao+Mente: Madeira)  and 29 students from 10 schools. [...]


Lisboa: Sardines, René Lalique and talk with Teresa Milheiro

Lisboa: Sardines, René Lalique and talk with Teresa Milheiro

  By Dalia Jurado  (Catalan version only)       Ciutat de dolça llengua, els seus diminuts diminutius endolcen les meves orelles. Ciutat que es mou entre la decadència d’una Troika asfixiant i  on el grans com Tous fan seus espais preciosos com  la Ouriversaria Aliança, la botigua més emblemàtica del barri  de Chiado. Fins i tot, [...]


Visiting Munich During Schmuck 2013

Visiting Munich During Schmuck 2013

By Eva Burton     After the opening of ConSpiracion at the Cervantes Cultural Center, I went with Stephanie Barbié to visit other exhibitions. We attended the expo Transit at the Kunst & Handwerk Gallery that presented the work of jewelers from Israel, including Dana Hakim. Then we went to the opening of Schmuck you! [...]


“Powderly” by Lisa Walker at Klimt02 Gallery (My Visit)

"Powderly" by Lisa Walker at Klimt02 Gallery (My Visit)

          Fortunately, I was still on time this past week to visit the exhibition ”Powderly” by Lisa Walker at Klimt02 Gallery in Barcelona.  It made me feel great because this artist’s revulsive work always intrigues and provokes me. Jewelry by Lisa Walker is an acidic reflection of our world’s contradictions. Older posts [...]


“Lo Olvidado” by Joyas Sensacionales Collective at Lalabeyou in Madrid

"Lo Olvidado" by Joyas Sensacionales Collective at Lalabeyou in Madrid

      Tomorrow is the opening of the exhibition “Lo Olvidado” by the Joyas Sensacionales collective coordinated by jeweler Silvia Walz at Lalabeyou in Madrid. You can find  more information at the “Joyas Sensacionales” website and on our Facebook page. Photos by clicking here.  


Joya 2012, My Visit (Part One)

Joya 2012, My Visit (Part One)

  This past weekend I traveled to Barcelona to visit two jewelry fairs: “Joya” and “Espaijoia.”  Today I will talk about “Joya” and I will soon dedicate another post to “Espaijoia.” The fourth edition of the contemporary jewelry fair “Joya” in Barcelona surprised us with more artists and also more attendees. This year the fair was [...]