Aesthetics and Culture: The Difference Between Jewelry and Jewellery

When it comes to the world of fine jewelry, there is one question that has sparked debate among experts and enthusiasts alike: is it jewelry or jewellery? Language is the dress of thought. On one hand, “jewelry” is the preferred spelling in American English.   It is the term used by major American jewelry brands […]

Elegantly Meaningful

When we think of language, jewelry is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, jewelry is a precious manifestation of many and varied systems of signs and symbols – as precious as the message itself. Jewelry serves as a means of communication, and hence is quite literally a “carrier of meaning.” Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim […]

Pforzheim Revisited Berlin

Pforzheim Revisited BerlinTwelve years of the eponymous scholarship programme 25 November 2022 through 26 February 2023 Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim Embossing, pressing and guilloché engraving – these techniques employed in traditional manufactory-style jewelry production are learned, practised and cultivated within the context of the “Pforzheim Revisited” project.   Supported by a scholarship sponsored by the C. Hafner […]