Posts Tagged ‘Joya’

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 [...]


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, [...]


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.               [...]


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, [...]


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 [...]


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” [...]


Andreia Rollot Miguel

Andreia Rollot Miguel

  H2O | collection | 2013 This collection is inspired by the molecular structure of water. It is about the primordial role of water in the existence of life. So the pieces are mostly organic and fluidic. It is about the interaction between Human beings and water. So they are also flexible and you can shape them to your [...]


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. [...]


Joya 2012, My Visit (and Part Two)

Joya 2012, My Visit (and Part Two)

      At the showroom of “Joya,” the jewelry fair celebrated in Barcelona a few days ago, we saw jewels from more than thirty artists, some of whom have participated since the first edition, including Liana Pattihis who was this year’s guest artist.   Liana Pattihis has developed her own unique method of sifting and fusing [...]


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 [...]


Traveling to Barcelona

Traveling to Barcelona

  I arrived in Formentera last April 27th and have been on the island since then. Today I travel to Barcelona with my friend Lina to spend two days enjoying the Contemporary Jewelry Week visiting Joya and Espaijoia among other exhibitions and events. I hope to meet you there!   Vaig arribar a Formentera el [...]


Agendas by “Joya” and “Espaijoia”

Agendas by "Joya" and "Espaijoia"

                  These are the agendas for “Joya” and “Espaijoia.”  Please visit their websites for more information. Aquestes són les agendes de “Joya” i “Espaijoia“. Trobareu més informació als seus webs.    


“Joya”, “Espaijoia” and “Precious Day”. The Jewelry Week in Barcelona

"Joya", "Espaijoia" and "Precious Day". The Jewelry Week in Barcelona

        Two jewelry fairs will be held this week in Barcelona: “Joya” and “Espaijoia” are the two most important events of Jewelry Week that will be celebrated from October 11th to 15th.  Also, on Saturday the 14th, “Precious Day” proposes an event where you to walk around downtown to visit the most important [...]


JOYA 2012 the Contemporary Jewelry Fair in Barcelona is Coming!

JOYA 2012 the Contemporary Jewelry Fair in Barcelona is Coming!

      The web page of JOYA 2012 is ready and online starting today. JOYA is a contemporary jewelry fair wich will be celebrated from Barcelona October 11th to 13th. Older posts from this event.   El web de JOYA 2012 ja és a punt des d’avui. JOYA és una fira de joieria contemporània [...]


Joya. Barcelona Contemporary Jewellery Week 2012

Joya. Barcelona Contemporary Jewellery Week 2012

      “Joya. Barcelona Contemporary Jewelry Week” will be celebrated in October and you can find complete information at their website. The selected piece featured on the poster for this edition is made by jeweler Liana Pattihis.   “Joya. Setmana de la Joieria Contemporània de Barcelona” es celebrarà a l’octubre, podeu trobar-ne tota la informació [...]


Claire Lavendhomme

Jewels by Claire Lavendhomme are poetic objects that invite us to touch them.  Recently she was a participant at Joya, the contemporary jewelry fair in Barcelona. Klimt02. Les joies de la Claire Lavendhomme són objectes poètics que ens conviden a tocar-los. Recentment ha participat a Joya, la fira de joieria contemporània de Barcelona. Klimt02.


Joya: My Visit (and Part Two)

Joya: My Visit (and Part Two)

Isabel Dammermann Petr Dvorak Nina Friesleben Cilmara de Oliveira Post from this artist on this blog.   1×1 Collective Showing works by Eunjae Baek, Elisa Deval, Eugenia Ingegno, Geraldine Nishi, Margherita de Martino Norante, Marzia Rossi, Yoko Shimizu and Elinor de Spoelberch. Alchimia School of Contemporary Jewellery Showing works by Lucia Massei, Doris Maninger, Marzia [...]


Joya: My Visit (Part One)

Joya: My Visit (Part One)

Last week I visited Joya, the contemporary jewelry fair in Barcelona.  The photographs I show you serve as testament to the hours I shared with creative people who love what they do. La setmana passada vaig visitar Joya, la fira de joieria contemporània de Barcelona i les fotografies que us presento volen ser el testimoni [...]


Joya 2011, The Last Day!

Joya 2011, The Last Day!

A few hours ago I returned to Formentera from my visit over the last few days to the Joya fair in Barcelona. Today is the last day, so don’t miss it!  Next week I will tell you more about this event. Fa unes hores que he tornat a Formentera, els darrers dies he estat a Barcelona on [...]


Workshops and Conferences at Joya in Barcelona

Workshops and Conferences at Joya in Barcelona

“Creative process and conceptual development” by Marc Monzó and Xavier Monclús “Creative process” and ”Art in paper” by Walter Chen Gallery Dterra presents at Joya a conference by jeweler Marc Monzó as well as a workshop by jeweler Xavier Monclús. Artist Walter Chen will also hold a conference and workshop. For more information, click here. La [...]