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During SCHMUCK 2015 – EXPO ‘The Grass Is Always Greener Overseas’ – Handwerksmesse, Munich (PLATINA Stand) (DE) - 11-17 Mars 2015

An exhibition curated by Platforma, Bella Neyman and Ruta Reifen in conjunction
with Sofia Björkman, Platina Stockholm
DURING SCHMUCK : 11th -17th of March 2015, Handwerksmesse, Munich
THEN , 26th of March – 25th of April 2015, PLATINA – Odengatan 68, Stockholm
The Grass Is Always Greener Overseas
10 American artist and 10 Swedish from different generations:
Jamie BennetLola Brooks Robert EbendorfArthur HashMatt LambertTara Locklear Seth PapacSondra ShermanAmy TavernLauren Tickle Tobias Alm — Peter De Wit — Jenny EdlundHanna HedmanCatarina HällzonLi LiangAgnieszka KnapAnnika PetterssonMargareth Sandström — Studio Jungfruhuset Christer Jonsson/Lena Bergestad
Jamie BennettJamie Bennett
Arthur HashArthur Hash
Matt LambertMatt Lambert
Sondra Sherman - Rorschach Corsage: Valeriana_SteelSondra Sherman - Rorschach Corsage: Valeriana_Steel
Tara LocklearTara Locklear
Lauren Tickle Lauren Tickle
Jenny Edlund Jenny Edlund
 Li LiangLi Liang
Catarina HällzonCatarina Hällzon
Annika PetterssonAnnika Pettersson
Hanna HedmanHanna Hedman
Margareth SandströmMargareth Sandström



EXPO ‘Platina – 15 years of Jewellery’ – Färgfabriken, Stockholm (SE) – 11-14 Sept. 2014


A5 (Romina Funtes, Adam Grinovich, Annika Pettersson) — Tobias Alm  – Yasar AydinSofia BjörkmanHilde De DeckerJenny Edlund Iris EichenbergKarl Fritsch Hanna Hedman Aud Charlotte Ho Sook SindingCatarina HällzonAgnieszka KnapKaren PontoppidanMiro Sazdic Lisa Walker.
Färgfabriken is an exhibition space and experimental platform for art and architecture as well as social and urban development. They seek to challenge, engage and create new connections and collaborations. Färgfabriken is a site to visit exhibitions, take part of discussions, workshops and attend talks.
Hanna Hedman - Platina 15 years ...Hanna Hedman photo Sanna Lindberg
©Miro Sazdic, photo Staffan Lövstedt©Miro Sazdic, photo Staffan Lövstedt
Aud Charlotte Ho Sook SindingAud Charlotte Ho Sook Sinding
Jenny EdlungJenny Edlund
Lisa WalkerLisa Walker
Tobias AlmTobias Alm


Lövholmsbrinken 1,
117 43 Stockholm
 Odengatan 68

10232 Stockholm
tel +46 8 30 02 80


EXPO ‘Sand’ – Four Gallery, Gothenburg (Sweden) – 12 Avril-25 Mai 2013

Classé dans : Catarina HALLZON (SE),Exposition/Exhibition,Gal. Four (SE),Suede (SE) — bijoucontemporain @ 20:13

‘Sand’ by Catarina Hällzon at Four Gallery (Gothenburg, Sweden)

Catarina Hällzon makes sketches with glue in the sand of the shores. In a playful and poetic way her gravel drawings turns into chain elements that are put together into wearable sculptures. By casting the grain she interrupts the movement and captures the shape. Four is looking forward meeting the summer with the exhibition Sand and Catarina Hällzon’s documentation of the shores of past summers.

I let the sand pass through my fingers, a transient form took off and I am trying to catch itCatarina Hällzon Jewellery   sandnecklace

« Remembering the light playing in the sand as a child, the feeling of sand straining through my fingers… 
I strain the sand between my fingers, drawing shapes with the grit. Passing forms appear and I am trying to catch them. I draw a shape in the sand; I draw it directly with what will hold them together. I document the movement in making, the very essence of a form appearing. I then link my drawings together, the links and the empty holes are getting wearable together.
I am trying to catch shapes on the move. By building and casting shapes out of sand and then unite them using traditional jewellery making techniques I formed pieces that for a moment is left for your imagination.
Capturing sand straining through my fingers. »

Catarina Hällzon Jewellery -   sandnecklace

Catarina Hällzon Jewellery - sand necklace - for exhibition at FOUR –

Catarina Hällzon Jewellery    sandnecklaceCatarina Hällzon – sand jewellery

Catarina Hällzon - SAND

Catarina Hällzon Jewellery     exhibition at four –

Catarina Hällzon Jewellery exhibition at FOUR –

FOUR Gallery
Nordhemsgatan 74,
Göteborg – Sweden


EXPO ‘ALLA’ – Röhsska Museet, Gothenburg (SE) – 2 Oct.-9 Dec. 2012


Is it possible to question prejudice and xenophobia with jewellery?
29 pieces of jewellery made by the same amount of artists. The brooches are produced especially for the exhibition and addresses issues of identity, xenophobia and views on Swedishness. Besides brooches the exhibition also include photographs, a catalogue and film.
ALLA, which will be unveiled at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, is initiated and curated by jewellery artist Hanna Hedman and Rut-Malin Barklund.
The project is made possible with support from Konstnärsnämden, The Swedish Arts Grants CommitteeKarin Johansson -  diversityKarin Johansson – Brooch: Diversity 2012 – Silver, stickers

Artists: Annika PetterssonAuli LaitinenAdam GrinovichAgnieszka Knap — Annika Åkerfelt — Catarina HällzonDaniela HedmanHelena LindholmJacob Nyberg Jenny EdlundJenny KlemmingKajsa LindbergKarin Johansson Karin Roy AnderssonKlara Brynge — Maria Sköldin — Mona WallströmMärta MattsonPia Aleborg Sanna SvedestedtSerena HolmSofia BjörkmanTobias AlmTove KnutsTore Svensson — Vidar Hertov — Yasar Aydin — Åsa Elmstam — Åsa Skogberg.Märta Mattsson Brooch: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil 2012Märta Mattsson  Brooch: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil 2012  Electroformed beetles, lacquer, silver



Röhsska museet
Vasagatan 37-39
SE-400 15 – Gothenburg
Telephone: +46 31 36 83 150


allaallaalla !!!! brooches journey – Sweden – 25-27 Oct. 2011

Jewellery has always been a way to show cultural identity, belonging, status or views. ALLA is a project where 30 jewellery artists living in Sweden have created unique brooches as a reaction to the theme of xenophobia.
These brooches will be taken on a journey from northern to southern Sweden between the 25-27th of October.

participating artists :
Annika PettersonAuli LaitinenAdam GrinovichAgnieszka Knap — Annika Åkerfelt — Catarina HällzonDaniela HedmanHelena LindholmJacob NybergJenny EdlundJenny KlemmingKajsa LindbergKarin JohanssonKarin Roy AnderssonKlara Brynge — Maria Sköldin — Mona WallströmMärta MattsonPia AleborgSanna SvedestedtSerena HolmSofia BjörkmanTobias AlmTove KnutsTore Svensson — Vidar Hertov — Yasar Aydin — Åsa Elmstam — Åsa Skogberg.

Resans schema (parcours ?):
*Tisdag 25 oktober
Flyg Stockholm Arlanda-Kiruna, avgång 11:10 – ankomst 12:40
Tåg Kiruna-Stockholm, avgång 17:35 – ankomst 10:20 (nattåg från Boden 20:56)
*Onsdag 26 oktober
Tåg Stockholm-Malmö, avgång 12:21 – ankomst 16:50
*Torsdag 27 oktober
Tåg Malmö-Göteborg, avgång 09:08 – ankomst 12:17
Tåg Göteborg-Stockholm, avgång 14:42 – ankomst 17:50



Rut-Malin Barklund 0707-359 307
Hanna Hedman 070-527 09 80


TOUT est bon dans le COCHON !!

A « porky pig » selection …… ;-)

Growth series - by Sung-Yeoul Lee - Copper mesh, Cast plastic, Pig intestine, Gold leaf Sung-Yeoul Lee – brooch: Growth series 2010 – Cast plastic, sterling silver, copper mesh, gold leaf, pig intestine

Sung-Yeoul Lee, Artist, Growth series, necklace, 2010, cast plastic, sterling silver, copper mesh, gold leaf, pig intestine, 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 3" Sung-Yeoul Lee – Necklace ‘Growth series’ 2010 – Cast plastic, sterling silver, copper mesh, gold leaf, pig intestine
Marta Mattsson’s brooches- sofa ny highlights part two: märta mattsson’s skins
at SOFA NY was jewelry artist Märta Mattsson, represented by Sienna Gallery.
while it might look like paper, the reality is that each piece is made of skin – goat skin, calf skin and reindeer skin. Repulsion quickly mixed with fascination (dailyartmuse)
Märta MattssonSkin flowers Brooches -  Goatskin, walnut wood, silver

TOUT est bon dans le COCHON !! dans Akiko KURIHARA (JP) img7130
Catarina Hällzon – beautiful necklace- Here comes the surprise: it’s the intestines of a pig, tightened around silver


Catarina Hällzon- Necklace 2006 – Material: Intestinal tract from a pig, silver  -detail

Catarina HällzonBrooch 2006 Material: Intestinal tract from a pig, silver, thread Hash – 2005 Dried Pig’s ear bracelet

intestines_crea-tiff_bijoux_ dans ALCHIMIA (IT)
Tiffany Rowe- “Made with fresh sheep intestines !”  (bon, c’est pas du cochon, mais on va pas chipoter !!)

All Maria Phillips images at Velvet da Vinci Gallery, All Maria Phillips images at Velvet da Vinci Gallery,
Maria Phillips (USA) – “Portrait” Brooches – gut (boyaux) (Velvet da Vinci exhibition)

Stephanie Hensle – MEAT serie Hensle brooch(es) Hensle brooch

Andrea Coderch Valor, necklace 2010Andrea Coderch Valor – necklace – 2010- Silver, plastic, white pearls, black pearls

Andrea Coderch Valor - ring - 2011 - silver, pearls, resin Andrea Coderch Valor – ring – 2011 – silver, pearls, resin
Ted-Noten- Evening Butterfly ring – 2010

David Bielander – brooch

Nikki Majajas   Pigs and Pearls Nikki Majajas, from the « tenmoregirls » group (Australia)

Jimena RiosJimena Rios


Jaanika Pajuste  Two in One  Necklace in porcelain, pearls, silver, thread and magnets. Shown with optional 'Sweets' magnets Jaanika Pajuste  Two in One  Necklace in porcelain, pearls, silver, thread and magnets. Shown with optional ‘Sweets’ magnets

Akiko Kurihara - necklace "thank you for the meat" 2010 - silver, acrylic resin, colour Akiko Kurihara – necklace « thank you for the meat » 2010 – silver, acrylic resin, colour (Marzee Gallery)

and the last two from ALCHIMIA :

« Alchimiajewellery school presents ‘Tastes just like chicken….’ the Quaternitas exhibition 2011, curated by Ruudt Peters.
Michelle Kraemer and Maru Lopez present the final results after a yearlong development under the guidance of their tutor and curator. The work of both started with an exploration of gender, identity, sex, skin, touch, within the borders generated around those concepts by the individual and society.
The artists have worked in a close dialogue and with corresponding materials like fabric, latex, nylon and foam, but the resulting jewellery pieces show clearly their difference in cultural identity and personal interest.
Set up in the beautiful entrance hall of Alchimia, the exhibition is articulated in two installations referring to the display of ‘organic material’ , one related to commerce (the butcher) the other to curiosity and science (the natural history museum).« 

michelle kraemer - "have you got the guts?" / necklace / wood, stockings, latex, embroidery thread Michelle Kraemer: ‘have you got the guts?’ latex, nylon thights, balsa wood, embroiderie thread

maru lopez Maru Lopez: ‘pass me the salt’, Fabric, acrylic paint, thread, plastic filling , iron, and shibuichi


Cominelli Foundation Award 2011 – 10 Sept.-9 Oct. 2011

 Fondazione Cominelli -

Premio per il gioiello contemporaneo Fondazione Cominelli


With the second edition of the Fondazione Cominelli Award for Contemporary Jewellery 2011 there will also be the inauguration of the Permanent Collection of Contemporary Jewellery; each edition will enrich the Collection with new works, some by the competition participants and others by artists selected for this year 2011 by the historian and jewellery critic, Bianca Cappello. The permanent Collection will become an important document of the Fondazione Cominelli, an occasion for a visit by jewellery lovers and those of the trade.


The list of candidates selected by Mrs Graziella Folchini Grassetto:

Farrah Al-DujailiRinaldo AlvarezNikolai BalabinSuzanne BeautymanAdrean BloomardFrederic Braham — Donna Brennan — Ximena Briceno — Sungho ChoBeate EismannCristina FilipeChristine GrafAdam GrinovichNatasa Grandovec — Elisa Gulminelli — Catarina HallzonDana HakimPeter HoogeboomMarta HrycMeiri Ishida — Sirya Knaapi — Jimin Kim — Helfried KodreAgnes Larsson — Hadas Levin — Rita MarcangeloMi Mi MoscowMargherita De Martino Norante — Daniela Osterreider — Barbara PaganinRuudt PetersEmanuela Deyanova RamjuliIsabel Schaupp — Francine Schloeth — Sanna SvedestedtGiovanni SicuroKatrin Spranger Gisbert Stach — Maurizio StagniBernhard Stimpfl AbeleSilke TrekelFabrizio Tridenti Maria Trinidad Contreras — Barbara UderzoFelieke Van Der Leest Tanel VeenreLuzia VoigtAndrea WagnerKaori JuzuPetra Zimmermann.
Katrin Spranger- Skeleton of a necklace – Crude oil and its products, silver – 2011



1st prize for the contemporary jewellery competition Fondazione Cominelli 2011 has been awarded to Petra Zimmermann :
Petra Zimmermann: brooch,polymethyl methacrylate,crushed pearls, rhinestones, laquer, steel wire, gold leaf,blackened silver – 2010 


 The 2nd prize has been awarded to Dana Hakim

Cominelli Foundation Award 2011 - 10 Sept.-9 Oct. 2011 dans Adam GRINOVICH (SE) DANA%20HAKIM
Dana Hakim: brooch, iron nets, rubber glove, plastic, reflective lights threads – 2011


and three special mentions  to:


Jimin Kim (Korea): brooch, korean paper, latex, copper ,paint – 2010 

Barbara Paganin (Italy): brooch, methacrylate, oxidize Silver 2011 

Trinidad Contreras (Argentina): brooch, blue porcelain, ready made object, silver, gold leaf – 2011 





Palazzo Cominelli
Via Padre Santabona 9
25010 Cisano di San Felice del Benaco (Brescia)



Tenez vous bien !!! ….. ou le règne de la « fraise »

Colliers ou « ornements de cou » qui contraignent le corps à une posture particulière, l’obligent à se redresser, à « porter beau », entre ornement (gorgerins, « fraises » et collerettes) et appendice médical (minerves…) …


Et quand on a une soudaine envie de « fraise », il s’avère que la récolte est …. débordante de variétés !

FRAISES- Silvia Beccaria (IT) gorgieraSilvia Beccaria (IT) gorgiere

« Gorgiere — Già in uso nel Cinquecento, fu nel secolo successivo che il colletto alla spagnola o gorgiera crebbe di volume assumendo nel costume dell’epoca un ruolo caratterizzante. Realizzate in candida tela inamidata e impreziosite da trine, le lattughe – è questo il nome che fu loro dato in Italia – costituivano un complemento capace di mettere in straordinario risalto la bellezza e l’espressività di un volto. E’ proprio l’eleganza e la bizzarria di questi antichi accessori d’abbigliamento che sembra riecheggiare nelle creazioni di Silvia Beccaria. »

FRAISES- Marjorie Schick 1988Marjorie Schick – 1988

FRAISES- Louise Nippierd - eternally_yours 2003Louise Nippierd - « Eternally yours » 2003

Malou (NL)Malou Paul  (NL)

Louise Nippierd - fallen fowl - 1998  Louise Nippierd - ‘Fallen Fowl’ 1998Hisano TakeiHisano TAKEI (JP) – Felt neckpiece

Christine BOSSLER "Distance" neckpiece   Christine BOSSLER « Distance » neckpiece

Patricia Lemaire- Volutes CollierPatricia LEMAIRE ‘Volutes’

Patricia Lemaire -'la douceur amère'- parure de cou (argent et chardons)Patricia LEMAIRE – ‘la douceur amère’- parure de cou (argent et chardons)

Patricia LEMAIRE - collier 'Les-Piments'Patricia LEMAIRELes Piments’

Catherine Clark Gilbertson (US) - Akanthos -fine silverCatherine Clark Gilbertson – « Akanthos » silver neckpiece

BY WANGA -juill 2006 P  By Wanga « corset de cou » en cuir
Christine BOSSLER - 'RESTRAIN' stainless steel & garnetsChristine BOSSLER – ‘RESTRAIN’ stainless steel & garnets

FRAISES- Galerie Caractère (atelier)- ventouses, pvc,  argent, acier inoxatelier Galerie Caractère (CH)/Gema Barrera – ventouses, pvc,  argent, acier inox Arthur HashArthur Hash

ELA CINDORUK - necklace, made from polyurathane, rosette wall moulding, Ela Cindoruk – necklace – polyurethane, rosette wall moulding, very light- acrylic wall paint, magnetic closure…

Florence Lehmann, 'Naissance Bien Tournée' NecklaceFlorence Lehmann collier « naissance bien tournée »

Zoe Robinson flocked neckpieceZoe Robinson flocked neckpiece

Catarina Hällzon - the body's relation to jewelryCatarina Hällzon (SE)- the body’s relation to jewelry     (…. c’est ce qui s’appelle « avoir les boules »….;-) )

Michelle Sotolongo - Pod Necklace - EXPO 'Paper or Plastic'Michelle Sotolongo – Pod Necklace – (EXPO ‘Paper or Plastic’ )

kapow wow textile neckpieceFRAISES- Karen Monny- celosia - collerette 2001FRAISES- Katherine Wardropper
Kapow Wow ( Mia Morikawa) – textile neckpiece
Karen Monny- ‘celosia’ – collerette  soie 2001
Katherine Wardropper

'LES BIJOUX DE SOPHIE' (Sophie Levy) - collierReina Mia Brill 'Succulence III' - Velvet Da Vinci Gallery - the necklace show
‘Les Bijoux de Sophie’ (Sophie Levy) (FR) – collier
Reina Mia Brill  – ‘Succulence III’ 

MI-MI MOSCOW- Mila Kalnitskaya -  necklace 'Easy money' 1997 from series 'one day's jewellery'MI-MI MOSCOW- Mila Kalnitskaya -  necklace ‘Easy money’ 1997 from series ‘one day’s jewellery’

FRAISES- Jesse MathesJesse Mathes