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Julia Walter, The Netherlands

Julia Walter is interested in temporary solutions. She says: Since I live in the Netherlands I find myself surrounded by temporary solutions a lot. I was especially surprised and fascinated how houses in the center of Amsterdam are temporarily fixed and protected from bending over and falling to the side.I started a collection of photos that… Read more »

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Manon van Kouswijk, Dutch living in Australia

Manon describe about her work: Manon is interested in the universal qualities of jewellery and other personal objects, the value and meaning they represent and the different roles they have in exchanges between people as gifts, souvenirs, heirlooms. In her work she makes aspects of the way we use and handle things visible in the… Read more »

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Hanna Liljenberg, Sweden

Is it a flower, is it moss? Hanna Liljenberg uses paper, paint, lacquer and silver when she creates her beautiful little pieces of art. It looks almost alive – don’t you think?     Take a look at her website.

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Felieke van der Leest, The Netherlands

Colours – animals – stories. Felieke van der Leest combines textile, plastic animal, gold, glass beads, leather crocheted, embroidered in her jewellery. It is facinating… take a look. Take a look at her website.

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Sanna Svedestedt, Sweden

Nature is very often a source of inspiration for the works showed at this blog. It is also the case for Sanna Svedestedt in her RAW collection. She writes about her work: ABOUT THE RAW SERIES This collection is inspired by the clash between nature and modern society. The pieces have an organic quality that… Read more »

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Eva Burton, Argentine living in Spain

  Find more of her work that can be worn by both women and men at her website.

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Gitte Nygaard, Denmark

  It is not often that we see the process of making the jewellery. It is the final result that matters for most of us. The process of making the jewellery can, however, be very interesting. Can it also be beautiful and of interest to the audience? Gitte Nygaard asked herself that question in her collection Cherryup.  She writes… Read more »

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Jiro Kamata, Japanese living in Germany

Find more about the work of Jiro Kamata here: www.jirokamata.com www.facebook.com/kamatajiro

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Gitte Bjørn, Denmark

Being with Gitte Bjørn’s pieces, and with her BODY & SOUL, we forget all about conformity, about perfection and current ideals and we move towards something far more potent – we get to meet ourselves. Exactly the way we are. (Master Fatman) I have showed you work by Gitte Bjørn before, and it is such a pleasure,… Read more »

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Eun Mi Chun, Korea

          All images from this gallery.    

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    Julia Walter, The Netherlands

    Julia Walter is interested in temporary solutions. She says: Since I live in the Netherlands I find myself surrounded by temporary solutions a lot. I was especially surprised and fascinated how houses in the center of Amsterdam are temporarily fixed and protected from bending over and falling to the side.I started a collection of photos that… Read more »

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    Manon van Kouswijk, Dutch living in Australia

    Manon describe about her work: Manon is interested in the universal qualities of jewellery and other personal objects, the value and meaning they represent and the different roles they have in exchanges between people as gifts, souvenirs, heirlooms. In her work she makes aspects of the way we use and handle things visible in the… Read more »

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    Hanna Liljenberg, Sweden

    Is it a flower, is it moss? Hanna Liljenberg uses paper, paint, lacquer and silver when she creates her beautiful little pieces of art. It looks almost alive – don’t you think?     Take a look at her website.

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    Felieke van der Leest, The Netherlands

    Colours – animals – stories. Felieke van der Leest combines textile, plastic animal, gold, glass beads, leather crocheted, embroidered in her jewellery. It is facinating… take a look. Take a look at her website.

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    Sanna Svedestedt, Sweden

    Nature is very often a source of inspiration for the works showed at this blog. It is also the case for Sanna Svedestedt in her RAW collection. She writes about her work: ABOUT THE RAW SERIES This collection is inspired by the clash between nature and modern society. The pieces have an organic quality that… Read more »

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    Eva Burton, Argentine living in Spain

      Find more of her work that can be worn by both women and men at her website.

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    Gitte Nygaard, Denmark

      It is not often that we see the process of making the jewellery. It is the final result that matters for most of us. The process of making the jewellery can, however, be very interesting. Can it also be beautiful and of interest to the audience? Gitte Nygaard asked herself that question in her collection Cherryup.  She writes… Read more »

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    Jiro Kamata, Japanese living in Germany

    Find more about the work of Jiro Kamata here: www.jirokamata.com www.facebook.com/kamatajiro

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    Gitte Bjørn, Denmark

    Being with Gitte Bjørn’s pieces, and with her BODY & SOUL, we forget all about conformity, about perfection and current ideals and we move towards something far more potent – we get to meet ourselves. Exactly the way we are. (Master Fatman) I have showed you work by Gitte Bjørn before, and it is such a pleasure,… Read more »

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    Eun Mi Chun, Korea

              All images from this gallery.    

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    Yasar Aydin, Sweden

          Find more of her work at her website.

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    More by Alissia Melka-Teichroew, New York, USA

      I have previously showed items by Alissia Melka-Teichroew. At this blog I have so far mostly shown jewellery alone – without any people at the images. It is however quit interesting what happens when the jewellery is worn by a person. Therefore this year i will show you more images of jewellery AND people together…. Read more »

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    Akihiro Ikeyama, Japan

          You can see more at the website.

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    Hedda Bjerkeli, Norway

    I have featured Hedda Bjerkeli in a previous blogpost. I simply find her work so inspiring that I would like to show you some more of it. View more images at her beautiful website.                  

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    Gemma Draper, Spain

    These pieces of jewellery are from the collection The Bearing Providers, 2012. She writes about the collection: A collection of paired pendants on the idea of being present and wearing a presence. This series of work comes from a basic approach to the material, and the form appears by a simple process of taking off. The making… Read more »

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    Kayo Saito, Japan

              Simply beautiful. Kayo Saito’s website.

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    Benedicte Lyssand, Norway

    I can keep looking at these amazing pieces of jewellery – and imagine the stories behind. You find much more of her work at her website.

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    Hedda Bjerkeli, Norway

    HAPPY NEW YEAR! Dear readers – HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU. I am so thrilled that you take your time following my blog. It is such a pleasure writing it and presenting all these inspiring jewellers from around the world. Your comments make me so happy – keep them coming :). I wish… Read more »

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    Darja Popolitova, Estonia

      Here is an example of a jeweller who uses nature as a source of inspiration. I really like the way she uses wood. If you would like to see some beautiful images of how the jewellery looks when worn by a person take a look at her website.

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    Hanna Hedman, Sweden

      Find  more of her work at Klimt02 and at her website www.hannahedman.com

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    Hanna Hedman, Sweden

      Find  more of her work at Klimt02 and at her website www.hannahedman.com.

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    Annette Dam, Denmark

      View Annette Dam at Klimt02 and at her Gallery Goldfingers in Copenhagen.  

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    Alissia Melka-Teichroew, New York, USA

      Jointed Jewels represents a union of new and old, organic and industrial, functional and decorative. At the heart of the project is the intention to transform complex and separate elements into a new kind of whole. It started as an exploration of ball joints, commonly found in cars and hip replacements. Alissia Melka-Teichroew had… Read more »

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    Josephine Winther, Denmark

    Ding Jewelry by Josephine Winther   Josephine Winther’s Ding Jewelry is a body of work that focuses on various metal alloys and the sounds they produce. The bell idea comes from a study of sounds and an interest in addressing the audible aspect of metal. “All the bell necklaces are made in different alloys and… Read more »

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    Sally Marsland, Australian living in USA

    At the Art Jewellery Forum you find a very interesting interview with Sally Marsland. You can also find her work at Gallery Funaki and Klimt02.    

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    Anaïs Paulard, France

    Make sure to watch the video at the jewellery in action at her website.

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    Lina Petersons, United Kingdom

      These images are from Lina Petersons Facebook site or website.

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    Anaïs Paulard, France

    These pieces of work are from the ‘Would you happy me?’ collection: Wedding….the happiest moment of your life? A moment full of joy that you’ve been sharing with many people: the happy feeling of being with someone special. Sometimes it fades, but you’ll never forget that special day. The small box worn inside your hand… Read more »

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    Helen Britton, Australia

    These images are from the project Awkward Beauty. In 2010 and 2011 one of Europe’s most respected artisans, Helen Britton relocated from Munich, Germany to Perth, Western Australia for a three month artist-in-residence at FORM’s Midland Atelier creativity and design precinct. Working from the Atelier’s studios, situated in the heart of Midland’s century-old former railway… Read more »

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    Fliss Quick, England

    These pieces all belong to the series “Office Folk”. “Office Folk” explores what happens when the spirit of ‘folk’ interrupts the usual expectations of an office environment. Bored office workers, who linger in the stock cupboard, find alternative uses for the tools and stationery they discover. In an effort to counter the abstract labour and… Read more »

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    Anna Vlahos, Australian living Greece

      You find more of her work at Klimt02 and her blog.

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    Makers Move by Josephine Winther and Gitte Nygaard, Denmark

    I would like to share this amazing jewellery project with you. It is called Makers Move and made by Josephine Winther and Gitte Nygaard. I went to see and participate in their project – it was such a great experience. Here is how they describe the project: Makers Move is a mobile jewellery workshop, a project… Read more »

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    Julie Blyfield, Australia

      She writes about her work: “Working from one day to the next I focus my attention on observations from nature and working with an ephemeral resource. Using the skills, materials and techniques that are second nature to my practice, I wanted to see where my work would lead as the year progressed. Inspired from… Read more »

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    Lina Peterson, United Kingdom

        These images are from Lina Petersons Facebook site or website.

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    Helen Britton, West Australian living in Germany

      Find more of the work by Helen Britton at Klimt02, Fingers and Kit and Caboodle.

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    Lina Peterson, United Kingdom

      These images are from Lina Petersons Facebook site or website. If you think you have seen some of these images in a previous blog you are right. I had to update the blogpost and re-link to the images to make it display properly.  

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    More by Nanna Grønborg, Dane living in Germany

    Find more at her website.

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    Karin Roy Andersson, Sweden

          You find more of Karin Roy Andersson’s inspiring work at her website.

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    Nanna Grønborg, Dane living in Germany

    Nanna Grønborg has organised the exhibition From Chaos to Comprehension which opens today at Officinet, Bredgade 66, Copenhagen. The exhibition From Chaos to Comprehension shows selected work of seven contemporary jewelery artists from Denmark/Germany, Thailand, UK, China and Taiwan who all studied at Birmingham City University UK. All seven jewelers have experienced the turbulent period… Read more »

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    Karin Roy Andersson, Sweden

    Karin Roy Andersson has created new pieces of magic. She writes about CATCHING BIG FISH: There is something magnetic with the undiscovered world of the oceans. Frightening, exciting and with the beauty that comes with the tension between these feelings. What stories are to be found deep down there where we all once came from?… Read more »

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    Marina Popova, Russian living in Norway

    I received these images the other day. I became so inspired and I am so happy to share it with you today. I like her choice of materials – she made large rocks and stones look elegant. The constructions are simple but powerful. You find much more of her work at her website, at Coroflot and her Facebook.

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    I would also like to show you these pieces of work by Helen Clara Hemsley.  

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    Melanie Codarin, England

    Interchangable paper disc and silver brooch. Honey Bee Pin Baby for dinner necklace. 4 calves then spent pin. Antibiotic chicken pin. There are many thoughts and a message behind this collection ‘Food for Thought’. She writes: “What are you eating and how is it produced? Industrial farming systems are highly productive but at what cost…… Read more »

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    More by Farrah Al-Dujaili, England

    From the collection ‘Something Interesting is Sure to Happen!’ I would like to show you these pieces. Farrah Al-Dujaili writes about the collection: “In a previous small collection of jewellery I introduced the use of blackboard paint and chalk markers within the work, to suggest the possibility to the wearer to remove my chalk marks and transform… Read more »