Jewellery articles

An archive of articles about various jewellery events

Vicky Ambery-SmithPrize winning entries from the Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Competition 2014 was exhibited alongside Cartier Award winning pieces in March 2015.

Lesley CrazeWell beloved by jewellers and collectors alike, the Lesley Craze Gallery closed on 31st January 2015.

This brave and exciting landmark gallery will be sorely missed. We send grateful thanks to Lesley for her tireless work promoting the best of contemporary jewellery, and wish her well in future adventures.

Muriel Wilson, Founder member of ACJ and ex Editor of Findings magazine talks about commissioning a piece of jewellery.

Muriel Wilson Zoe Arnold Brooch/Pendant

GEMGEM  Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

3 October–8 November

Last venue of tour : mima Middlesborough 12 September - 4 December 2014

Talk & tour Friday 12 September


mima details click here


Major exhibition of 50 years' work from Wendy Ramshaw. A Must See show

Abigail Brown












Otto Kunzli, BroochNew Jewellery Gallery at mima

MarciaLanyonMarcia Lanyon has announced that she will be retiring at the end of 2017 from Marcia Lanyon Ltd, the gemstone dealing company she founded in 1975.

Youth MovementKath Libbert Jewellery Gallery
13th November 2014 – 25th January 2015

Claudia Alvarez


 ENOUGH Violence: Artists Speak Out
 Until 22nd March, 2014

Online exhibition

Featuring work by 14 contemporary artists from around the world, ENOUGH Violence investigates the impact violence has on our lives and the role the arts can play in restoring peace and security.







De Vroomen2

The exhibition, in the Goldsmiths' Hall, throughout June & July 2017, celebrated five decades collaboration between husband and wife team, Leo de Vroomen and Ginnie de Vroomen.

Emma Paragreen, Curator of the Sheffield Assay Office, reports from the ACJ & SJH Private View

Image: Diamond and enamel brooch, De Vroomen, photograph Richard Valencia for the Goldsmiths' Company

The Goldsmiths' Craftmanship and Design Awards  on 4th March 2013, the "Jewellery Oscars" included awards and commendations to ACJ members.

Congratulations and well done!

bloomin jewelsExhibition with the theme of the regrowth of the floral motif in jewellery, curated by Corinne Julius.

Contemporary Applied Arts, London, 27 April - 3 June

Image: Kelvin J Birk

Summer Exhibition

JohnMooreGlassGlass jewellery made through exciting collaborations between glass artists and jewellers.

Originated by the National Glass Centre, Sunderland, this exibition also toured to Studio Fusion Gallery, London. 2018. Details here

image: John Moore, courtesy of the National Glass Centre

Barbara Christie

We regret to report that Barbara Christie died on 2nd January 2013. Barbara will be greatly missed by the designer jewellery community, for the unique quality of her work in both its conception and its craftsmanship, and for her vibrant personality.

This retrospective exhibition showed a wide range of her work from the last three decades.

David Bielander - Scampi









The Design Museum, London until 3rd March 2013

The Body AdornedThe Body Adorned

Online exhibition


Goldsmiths' Hall, Foster Lane, London

to 28 July, admission free

Blockbuster exhibition of British gold over the last 4,500 years 

see website

Kevin Coates



Information on Kevin Coates' 2014-15 exhibition