Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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.

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

Yasar Aydin, Sweden

      Find more of her work at her website.

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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.                  

Featured Image

Kayo Saito, Japan

          Simply beautiful. Kayo Saito’s website.

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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.

Featured Image

Hanna Hedman, Sweden

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

Featured Image

Hanna Hedman, Sweden

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

Featured Image

Annette Dam, Denmark

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

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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.    

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

Karin Roy Andersson, Sweden

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

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

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.

Featured Image

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 »

Featured Image

Emma Price, Australia

  Emma does not have a website. You can find more of her work at her gallery – Gallery Funaki. This is a series of neckpieces made from hand-made tubes of copper, silver, gold and brass.  She doesn’t make these particular pieces anymore, but her Gallery tells that they will be showing new work by… Read more »

Featured Image

Helen Clara Hemsley, Denmark

The work by Helen Clara Hemsley was nominated to the St. Loye Award. Friday 24th of August the Award ceremony of the St. Loye Award 2012 was launched. The prestigious talent Award comes with 100.000 DKK. and is presented by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark on behalf of Copenhagen’s Goldsmith Guild. It is… Read more »

Featured Image

Farrah Al-Dujaili, England

  She writes about her work – at her website: My design methodology revolves around the act of drawing as an intuitive and subconscious process; geometric and organic components ‘grow’ alongside each other to create hybrid forms not overtly floral, but organic and playful. Fragments are created and later constructed to create the idiosyncratic detailing… Read more »

Featured Image

Annette Dam, Denmark

Annette Dam was the winner of the 2012 St. Loye Award with these beautiful pieces of work. Friday 24th of August the Award ceremony of the St. Loye Award 2012 was launched. The prestigious talent Award comes with 100.000 DKK. and is presented by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark on behalf of Copenhagen’s… Read more »

Featured Image

More by Kim Buck, Denmark

You can find more information about Kim Buck and his work at his website.

Featured Image

Kim Buck, Denmark

It is always a great inspiration to see the work by Kim Buck.

Featured Image

Colleen Jordan, USA

Colleen Jordan writes about her Wearable Planter: “Why should your plants stay at home? They help clean the air you breathe, are beautiful, and create a wonderful conversation starter. Carry a sprout, a succulent, or a flower you found on your morning walk.” Take a look at all her other amazing ideas at her website and… Read more »

Featured Image

Karin Roy Andersson, Sweden

  Karin Roy Andersson writes about the project: The Clownfish What is your opinion of the Act of Succession? The clownfish is nowadays common in aquariums in Sweden. They have become known and popular a lot because of the film “Finding Nemo”. What most people do not know about them is their remarkable hierarchy system…. Read more »

Featured Image

Lena Olson, Sweden

I enjoy the way Lena Olson works with wood. I can see the structure of the wood, it seems light and alive. 

Featured Image

Ulrich Reithofer, Austria

  Ulrich Reithofer says about his work: “

I became a jeweler, because gold in its natural shape is little satisfying. 
The more I make, the more I see; 
the more I grasp, the more I love!
 My work is 3D poetry; autobiographic, 
pieces about: love, life the universe and all the rest”. Ulrich is represented by… Read more »

Featured Image

Charlotte Larsen, Denmark

These are images of the beautiful pieces of work by Charlotte Larsen. They were all shown at the exhibition ‘Welcome’ in the Gallery Officinet earlier this year.

Featured Image

Annette Dickow, Denmark

Take a look at these stunning 8 pieces of jewelery…. You find much more of her work at her website.

Featured Image

Björn Dahlberg, Sweden

As you may remember I blogged about Gun Dahlberg from Sweden a while ago. She is married to Björn who is also very skilled and creative.  We met at a jewellery summer-course at The Art Folk High Scholl in Holbæk and they have become good friends. At The Art Folk High School Björn made the necklace… Read more »

Featured Image

Helle Bjerrum, Denmark

On March 16th 2012 Helle Bjerrum opens a new solo exhibition called STATUS at Gallery Bærbart. She describes the exhibition like this: As the title indicates, I have explored status as a theme. The word status relates both to material values and to one’s standing in terms of reputation and position. How status is achieved… Read more »

Featured Image

Tanel Veenre, Estonia

    I have to show you these… You can find much more at his website and Facebook site.