The Made / Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery education kit is designed for students of all ages and abilities. Selected themes have been expanded and draw on the work of all artists in the exhibition.
Activities can be adapted to suit a range of different educational environments and are not limited to students studying jewellery. This education kit was created by Melinda Young for Australian Design Centre.
Read the education kit here.
Contemporary Jewellery: Sydney and beyond
This list of resources covers where to see and buy contemporary jewellery, as well as where you can learn to make or join a studio.
Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (JMGA)
Australian Craft Design Centres
Australian Design Centre NSW
Australian Tapestry Workshop VIC
Canberra Glassworks ACT
Central Craft Gift Shop and June Marriott Gallery NT
Sturt Gallery and Studios NSW
Sydney Commercial Galleries and Stores
Courtesy of the Artist
Stanley Street Gallery
Bridget Kennedy Project Space
Melanie Ihnen Atelier
Jewels on Queen
Francis Street Atelier
Galleries around Australia
Studio Melt NSW
Kin Gallery and Studios ACT
Bilk Gallery ACT
National Gallery of Australia ACT
Gallery Funaki VIC
Pieces of Eight VIC
Studio Ingot VIC
Zu Designs SA
Find Collective TAS
Handmark Gallery TAS
Sydney Studios, Workshops, Classes
Design Centre, Enmore (TAFE NSW)
Sydney Jewellery School, Parramatta
Sydney Community Colleges, Rozelle
Sydney Art School, Hornsby
The Bench, Zetland
Gaffa, Sydney CBD
SquarePeg Studios, Marrickville
Studio Make, North Manly
Studio 303, Leichhardt
Pine Street Creative Art Centre, Chippendale
City East Community College, Bondi Junction
Bridget Kennedy Project Space, North Sydney
Makerspace & Co, Marrickville
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea
Tracy Kelly Jewellery, Hawkesbury Region
Melanie Ihnen Atelier, Sydney CBD
Candu, Newtown and Chatswood
Studios, Workshops and Classes around Australia
Kin Gallery & Studios, ACT
Hodak & Young, Bowral, NSW
Pocket Studio, Queanbeyan, NSW
JamFactory, Adelaide SA
Contemporary Jewellery Digital Resources
Klimt02 | klimt02.net
Art Jewelry Forum | artjewelryforum.org
Current Obsession | current-obsession.com
JMGA (The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW) | jmgansw.org.au
Radiant Pavilion | radiantpavilion.com.au
Journal of Jewellery Research | journalofjewelleryresearch.org
Garland Magazine | garlandmag.com
General Contemporary Jewellery Books
Anderson, Patricia (1998). Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand. Sydney: Craftsman House.
Anderson, Patricia (1988). Contemporary Jewellery the Australian Experience 1977-1987. Sydney: Millennium Books.
Cohn, Susan (2012). Unexpected Pleasures – The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewellery. New York: Rizzoli International Publications.
Den Besten, Liesbeth (2011). On Jewellery – A compendium of International Art Jewellery. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers.
Dormer, Peter and Ralph Turner (1985). The New Jewellery: Trends and Traditions. London: Thames and Hudson.
Drutt English, Helen W. & Peter Dormer (1995). Jewelry of Our Time: Art, Ornament & Obsession. New York: Rizzoli.
Larsen, Helge (ed.) (1984). Cross Currents: jewellery from Australia, Britain, Germany, Holland. Sydney: Powerhouse Museum.
Lignel, Benjamin (ed) (2015). Shows & Tales – on jewelry exhibition-making. Mill Valley: Art Jewelry Forum
Lignel, Benjamin (ed) (2016). on & Off: Jewelry, territory, identity, domination, sex, & death. Mill Valley: Art Jewelry Forum
Lindemann W. (ed) & FH Trier/Idar-Oberstein (2011). Thinking Jewellery – on the way towards a theory of jewellery. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers.
McCreight, Tim (1991). The Complete Metalsmith. Massachusetts: Davis Publications.
Murray, Kevin & Damian Skinner (2014). Place & Adornment: A History of Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd.
Skinner, Damian (2013). Contemporary Jewellery in Perspective. Asheville NC: Lark Crafts in association with Art Jewelry Forum.
Turner, Ralph (1996). Jewelry in Europe and America: New times, New thinking. London: Thames and Hudson.
Unger, Marjan & Suzanne Van Leeuwen (2017). Jewellery Matters. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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