Posts Tagged ‘Catalonia’

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 [...]


Sky and Trees This Morning in Girona

Sky and Trees This Morning in Girona

La Font Del Bisbe. Girona

La Font Del Bisbe. Girona

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 [...]


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 [...]


The Hair of the Land

The Hair of the Land

Jewel

Jewel

Besalú

Besalú

Jewish Courtyard in Girona

Jewish Courtyard in Girona

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. [...]


Eva Pons

Eva Pons

    As lover of the craftsmanship in precious metals, personal growth and Nature, I find in this three elements the balance that allows me to go on and to enjoy, getting closer to beauty, and being able to share it with the people around me. My project, Eva Pons’ Jewels, comes up from my search of [...]


International Jewellery Collaborations: Cultural Diversity and Cultural Interaction through the Medium of Contemporary Jewellery (and Part Two)

International Jewellery Collaborations: Cultural Diversity and Cultural Interaction through the Medium of Contemporary Jewellery (and Part Two)

Essay by Annelisse Pfeifer     Third collaboration: BORAX 08001 collective: In contrast to Connecting Identitites that explored the outcomes that can be achieved when students are exposed to connect with another unknown identity, Borax 08001 differs by exploring the outcomes of artists who have chosen to work together to achieve the purposes of common interest. [...]


International Jewellery Collaborations: Cultural Diversity and Cultural Interaction through the Medium of Contemporary Jewellery (Part One)

International Jewellery Collaborations: Cultural Diversity and Cultural Interaction through the Medium of Contemporary Jewellery (Part One)

Essay by Annelisse Pfeifer       Fig.1: Fachhochschule Düsseldorf – Design department entrance (no date)   Fig.2: Fachhochschule Düsseldorf – Jewellery students’ studio and Design department corridor (2012)   Introduction: I have always held a personal interest in cultures and cultural interaction through the medium of contemporary jewellery. The meaning of cultural interaction throughout this [...]


The Wall

The Wall

Pilar Caselles

Pilar Caselles

      My first was a jewelry shop in 1985 in Christos Garsoudis in Athens, where I lived for three years. I return to Barcelona in 1988 and studied at the Escuela Massana three years (special enrollment). Since I am in collections and unique pieces. My work is almost always related forms of nature [...]


I climbed to Santa Barbara to be able to see the sea

I climbed to Santa Barbara to be able to see the sea

Spring

Spring

Studio R2, from the Idea to the Product

Studio R2, from the Idea to the Product

  By Josep-Tomas San Agustin   Roberto Carrascosa and José Luis Fettolini, during their conference in the Escola d’Art del Treball, in Barcelona)   Ten years ago, when Roberto Carrascosa and Jose Luis Fettolini began their activity as jewelry designers, they couldn’t imagine their company’s path would change so much. Their formation and previous careers [...]


The Sky on the Square

The Sky on the Square

Ancient Roots

Ancient Roots

The River

The River

Cervera de la Marenda (Cerbère)

Cervera de la Marenda (Cerbère)

“Travessíes” Exhibition by Ramon Puig Cuyàs at Amaranto Joies in Barcelona

"Travessíes" Exhibition by Ramon Puig Cuyàs at Amaranto Joies in Barcelona

          Brooch, 2001. “Blaus” Series. Wood, silver, plastic, nickel silver.   Brooch, 2006. “Walled Gardens” Series (Hortus conclusus). Silver, plastic, ametist, garnet, acrilic paint.   The exhibition features more than thirty works created during the last 16 years. Despite the formal and material differences that occurred during these years, we can [...]