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Image: our first ever issue of Findings, Autumn 1997

Contemporary jewellery is one of the most dynamic and innovative areas of 21st century craft and design, that inspires and appeals to people of all different backgrounds. We welcome anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery. Whether your interest is personal or professional, we have something to offer you.

Our members include those who make jewellery, associated designers and craftspeople, educators, students, galleries, museum curators, retailers, critics, collectors, and people who want to learn more about contemporary jewellery.

In 2015, our members' exhibtion Sleight of Hand, tours Burton on Trent, Edinburgh, and Plymouth . We are planning an exhibition next year, and in 2017 some exciting events for our 20th anniversary.

Our members receive generous discounts from suppliers such as Bellore, Cooksongold, Sutton Tools, and Walsh, and well as special deals on insurance from TH March and Clear Group.

Becoming a member of ACJ also gives you access to members in your area, and we keep you up to date with news and opportunities via our monthly e-bulletin. Twice a year we send out Findings Magazine, which reviews shows, technical innovations, materials and subjects of interest to makers, collectors, galleries and museums.

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