Unexpected Pleasures

Unexpected Pleasures

Sometimes whispers form my words
Sometimes is the absence of your words…

Between me and you…silence
Flirting my thoughts
Stretching my soul

Solitude brings fear?

A breath of quiteness

Unexpected Pleasures
Design Museum in London
December 5, 2012 – March 3, 2013

Bringing together almost 200 objects from around the world, Unexpected Pleasures celebrates the work of contemporary jewellers who have challenged the conventions of jewellery design.

Curated by jewellery designer and maker Dr. Susan Cohn, the exhibition offers a survey of contemporary jewellery presented through a number of themes: Worn Out – celebrating the experience of wearing jewellery, Linking Links – looking at the ways in which meaning and narratives are expressed in jewellery and A Fine Line – offering insights into the origins of contemporary jewellery today, highlighting key instigators of the contemporary jewellery movement.