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Inside Josée Desjardins’ creative mind

Twenty years ago already, author and artist Anne Barros was mentioning Quebec jeweller Josée Desjardins in her book “Ornament and Object: Canadian Jewellery and Metal Art”, describing her work as a representation of “the best of Canadian jewellery in the nineties”. Looking at her practice since the very beginning, almost 40 years ago, one can hardly define Josée Desjardins’ approach in a traditional way, due to its multidisciplinary…

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Lapidary Art: New program offered at the ÉJM!

  The École de joaillerie de Montréal now offers a brand new Lapidary Art program - the only one in Quebec! Lapidary art encompasses the cutting and shaping techniques used on gemstones in order to reveal their intrinsic beauty. A lapidary artist can recognise the chemical and physical properties of a stone and will thus adapt his work in order to optimise the stone's brilliance and colour. The seven course program was built with…

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Journées de la Culture 2018

Journées de la Culture 2018 Les mots à l’honneur For the 2018 edition of the Journées de la Culture, the École de joaillerie de Montréal will be open to the public on Saturday, September 29, for an engraved band ring fabrication workshop open to 32 participants, as well as the exhibition Autour du bijou narratif, œuvres choisies et croquis d’Aurélie Guillaume, which is presented in the Espace galerie from September 5 to October 5,…

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