Posts Tagged ‘Barcelona’

Gemma Canal

Gemma Canal

    All my projects are constant research. I love experimenting with materials and shapes. Each project is a different challenge. Starting from the concept, I seek new means of expressions, volums and colors. To me the jewelry is relationship between art and body.   Cada un dels meus projectes es una recerca constant . [...]


Pink Sky in Barcelona

Pink Sky in Barcelona

“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 [...]


Maria Díez. Selected Artist for Schmuck 2015

Maria Díez. Selected Artist for Schmuck 2015

Wild Landscapes. To forget everything you learned. To establish connection with the wildest of parts, the one that nearly always remains disguised. When I create, I build in order to later destroy. Layers of polish, varnish or paint that I myself later dilute, blur or scratch…so I can apply a new coating, starting a cyclical [...]


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 [...]


The New Online Shop by Carles and Joan Codina

The New Online Shop by Carles and Joan Codina

                      Codina is the online shop created by Carles and Joan Codina. They combine new technologies and tranditional technigues to create all kinds of jewelry. Codina és la botiga online que han creat  en Carles i en Joan Codina. Combinen noves tecnologies i tècniques tradicionals per [...]


‘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 [...]


Stefano Rossi

Stefano Rossi

  Passage. 2012, brooche shibuichi , silver 925 ‰, gold, harmonic steel (reticulation, oxidation, construction)   Painting with metals Researching in the field of Japanese alloys brought me to experimentation, developing languages to express myself or different concepts or feelings. Oxidations and different patinas on schibuichi, more than a technical challenge are a way of introducing [...]


Niki Stylianou

Niki Stylianou

   Photograph by M.L. “Matter + Vessels” Exhibition at Amaranto Joies in Barcelona Vessels are crypt-like. Matter is unfolding. Vessels occupy space but are hollow. Matter is producing space. Vessels stand still. Matter is flexible, almost fluid, always changing. Vessels contain and can be contained at times. Matter when contained is violated. How intense is [...]


Maria Tsimpiskaki

Maria Tsimpiskaki

    I think of jewelry design as a combination of line and color and material that is each time the result of a given frame of mind, of different mental and emotional states.                                                                                               It is the lines and forms and shapes that we encounter all around us in the natural world, in the street, [...]


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 [...]


Erato Kouloubi

Erato Kouloubi

    My work is inspired by architecture and geometry. I design jewelry that assembles in an abstracted form, creating a multitude of viewpoints plus a multitude of applications. Originally what leads me in making innovative forms is that I am interested in the reflection of the viewer.               [...]


Jordi Aparicio. Exhibition at Tasmania in Granollers (Barcelona)

Jordi Aparicio. Exhibition at Tasmania in Granollers (Barcelona)

      I grew up surrounded by watches at my father’s watchmaking studio. After my watchmaker studies in Barcelona and in Switzerland, I decided to open my horizons and study jewelry at the Escola d’Art del Treball in Barcelona. There I began to discover a way of seeing jewelry very different from that which [...]


Akis Goumas

Akis Goumas

          The process of designing a piece of jewelry or an object is a journey in time. I follow a path through emotions, concepts and images. It is an ensemble of elements, powered by memories, experiences and myths. My work is a medium, through which I aim to communicate with other [...]


Amira Jalet

Amira Jalet

      “The Essence of the Other” In many construction works are considered architectural gems, both put them one wanted to show them, the design process and the construction process is analog in both areas, such beauty has made gold a building like the Taj Mahal, as a ring made of cement and wood, [...]


Gemma López

Gemma López

    I’m the third generation of a handmade family jewelers. My grandfather and my father were it before me. In my opinion, the jewel is a way to tell about a lot of things, senses and feelings that i have into myself and, suddenly they come out when you finish it. I have a [...]


Sky in Barcelona

Sky in Barcelona

Gigi Mariani

Gigi Mariani

    I have been a goldsmith for over twenty-five years in Modena, Italy. Since I was a young man, I’ve been interested and attracted to metals and it’s infinite capabilities, especially it’s overlapping, oxidation, and sequences of layers. With my work, I try to transfer every day emotions into contemporary jewelry and unique pieces [...]


Lluís Comín

Lluís Comín

 1981 – Brooch in silver -  “FINGERS COLLECTION”    1984 – Brooch in silver, gold and acrylic – CATALOGUE SCHMUCK AUS KATALONIA (SCHMUCKMUSEUM PFORZHEIM) – GALERIE HANDWERK (MÜNCHEN) – SATÄDTISCHES MUSEUM (SCHWÄBISCH GMÜ) – GALERIE AM GRABEN (WIEN)   My way of expression through a jewel gets its final meaning only when the jewel is in [...]


Nicoletta Frigerio

Nicoletta Frigerio

The “Compendium” series, created in thin old amber colored mirror.  Winner of the Gioielli in Fermento 2013 Torre Fornello Award.   The “Vanitas-Veritas” series.  Modules made with antique mirror and assembled into a concave shape of a “corolla.”  A version with a convex mounting shape was in the competition Ejnoia’t 2013 in Barcelona (first image).   The “Natura” [...]


Off JOYA 2013

Off JOYA 2013

  The  JOYA Contemporary Jewelry Fair will be celebrated from October 17th to 19th at Convent dels Àngels in Barcelona (Catalonia). The city becomes an important meeting point for people interested in jewelry since you can also visit  Espaijoia, another jewelry fair as well as many exhibitions and conferences.  Such is the offering, enjoy!   Espaijoia [...]


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. [...]


Bórax08001 Tombola in Paris

Bórax08001 Tombola in Paris

http://tombola.borax08001.com/   The Bórax08001 collective will stroll in Paris on September. The collective will participate with its already known modus operandi, an interactive and itinerant exhibition, within the frame of “D’un bijou à l’autre” circuit. For those of you who aren’t familiar with our experiences, please go ahead and watch the video of our participation during the  B-Side Festival 2011 in Amsterdam. [...]