beijing international jewelry art exhibition
a series of metal rings resemble a bamboo stalk when aligned
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the 2013 beijing international jewelry art exhibition, held at the world art museum during beijing design week, presented more than 1200 unique designs, created by over 300 artists from 45 countries and regions. the selection of cutting edge pieces offered a survey of the latest concepts and trends in the industry.

 

the show was curated under the theme of ‘jewelry*identity’, offering an extensive survey of local and internationally produced works that expressed the diversity of the practice–from materials to form; while also conveying the influence that culture (and the exchanges between different ones), informs the concepts and craftsmanship of the showcased pieces.

 

 

beijing international jewelry art exhibition
spikey ring
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the exhibition has been sponsored by the organizing committee of beijing design week, national gems & jewelry technology administrative center under the ministry of land and resources and the beijing institute of fashion and technology (BIFT), undertaken by the academy of art & design of BIFT, and beijing gehua cultural center co., ltd.

 

 

beijing international jewelry art exhibition
vibrantly colored necklace with transparent, bubble-like forms attached to its strings
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beijing international jewelry art exhibition
tea bag necklace
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beijing international jewelry art exhibition
metallic and glass bracelets
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beijing international jewelry art exhibition
sculptural wearables
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beijing international jewelry art exhibition
metal necklace featuring a bird and small fruits
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beijing international jewelry art exhibition
miniature figures situated on a necklace
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