Category Archives: Jewellery

Auckland’s famous Vintage Textile Fair is THIS SUNDAY!

It’s that time of the year! The Auckland Vintage Textile Fair time! And CTANZ will be there with our own table – do come & say hello! When: THIS SUNDAY! 27th August 2017 From: 10AM to 4PM Where: Tasman Room, Alexander Park … Continue reading

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Masterworks Gallery, 30 July-19 August 2017 Two new exhibitions with costume and textile interest open at Masterworks Gallery in Auckland at the end of July. Weaver Christopher Duncan is part of  Room for Conversation, with ceramicist Aaron Scythe and glass … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Once at the Dowse starring ‘Huttette’

Once, The Dowse Art Museum 25 Feb – 11 Jun 2017 FREE admission In 2008 when I worked at the Dowse Art Museum we commissioned textile artist Vita Cochran to make a creative response to Malcolm Harrison’s remarkable work, The Family. This much-loved … Continue reading

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Mark your diary – the countdown is on for Auckland’s famous VINTAGE TEXTILE FAIR!!

This anticipated event is the largest of its type in Australasia and is the place to purchase items from comprehensive displays carefully collected throughout the year by a range of exhibitors. Everything for sale is genuine vintage … from the 1970s or earlier! On offer … Continue reading

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Victoria McIntosh off to Schmuck

Dunedin jeweller Victoria McIntosh is off to Munich in February for this year’s Schmuck exhibition. Over the past half century, Schmuck has become one of the most prestigious international events for contemporary jewelley. The Schmuck submission includes pieces similar to … Continue reading

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What’s on in Auckland and Wellington – a roundup

The previous post noted Objectspace’s paua shell jewellery exhibition; another reason to get along there in the next few days is that it’s the last week of Strands: weaving a new fabric, curated by Doris de Pont. Highlighting the resurgence … Continue reading

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Glorious paua

It’s always a delight to celebrate with CTANZ members when their projects come to fruition, so congratulations to Elly van de Wijdeven on the publication of Vintage Paua Shell Jewellery (Bateman, RRP $50-ish from good bookshops). For those of us … Continue reading

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Reasons to visit Wellington (Lower Hutt, to be exact) before the end of September: Wunderruma at the Dowse, a showcase of more than 200 pieces, curated by eminent New Zealand jewellers Warwick Freeman and Karl Fritsch. It was shown in … Continue reading

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