Items filtered by date: April 2014
Friday, 25 April 2014 12:42

European Artists on Amber

We know so little about what is happening in amber art in other countries. Who are the artists? How do they perceive amber? What do they want to tell us in their works? The exhibitionAmber in Contemporary Jewellery at Putti gallery in Riga is an opportunity to find the answers to the questions above. 

Published in Exhibitions
Friday, 25 April 2014 12:09

Amber in Contemporary Art Jewellery

From May 23rd until July 26th, 2014 within the European Capital of Culture „Rīga 2014” framework „Amber Vein” , Art gallery PUTTI is organizing international contemporary jewellery exhibition Amber in Contemporary Art Jewellery.

Published in Top

Although many people have heard about The Battle of Grunwald, sculptured in Baltic amber, and many have surely seen it, only a few people know who the authors are. Why do they remain in the shadows?

Published in Interviews
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 07:57

Retreat from Baltic Amber?

This year's edition of the Amberif trade fair was marked by more intensified than before search for alternative resins to Baltic amber - not even necessarily the ones that could be used as the "Baltic" imitation, but simple the ones that would present equally well in jewellery.

Published in Information
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 07:33

Amber for Lithuanian, Polish and Russians?

On March 19th at the Amberif trade fair, the representatives of the Polish amber industry met the delegates of the Kaliningrad Region in order to discuss their future together. Is it possible? And if so, on what conditions?

Published in Information
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:41

Tomasz Mikołajczyk: Misery…

...a few reasons explaining why the directors of the Gdańsk International Fair should resign.

Published in Opinions
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:28

Mercurius Gedanensis 2014

Art7 Wojciech Kalandyk and Arlekin are the winners of  Mercurius Gedanensis 2014 competition.

Published in Competitions
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 07:59

Amber Globe for Minimalism of Form

The award granted by the students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź was granted this year to Piotr Zarański (Zarański amberdesign) for the simplicity and minimalist form of a silver bracelet with amber.

Published in Competitions
Monday, 07 April 2014 12:05

Ukrainian Amber World

The world amber community is a wide-ranging group of people generally interested in amber, and yet it is also a narrow range of specialists who study amber and develop the amber business in their countries and provide for its international development.

Published in Reports

The primary idea behind the international amber jewellery workshops, which have been held in Gdańsk since 2009, is to make amber an inspiration for designers from throughout the world – those who had never used this precious fossil resin in their art before.

Published in Reports

The most important news from Kaliningrad over the past year was the Oblast Development Programme until 2020, adopted by the government of the Russian Federation; the Programme places considerable emphasis on the reform of the amber industry.

Published in Information
Monday, 07 April 2014 11:21

10 years of the amber room

The year 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of the completion of the work on the restoration of the Amber Room. Several million visitors had the opportunity to see the Room over this period and its popularity remains as strong as ever.

Published in History of amber

The owners of the Amber Gallery-Museums, Virginija and Kazimieras Mizgiris, were looking for new artistic solutions and got the idea to redevelop one of the museum halls to create a new exhibition, in which visitors can feel the amber through artistic expression.

Published in Information
Monday, 07 April 2014 08:52

Trendbook Project

Trendbook 2014+ is the fourth annual review of the stylistic trends that inspire jewellery designers in Poland.

Published in Reports