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Open Call for Romanian Jewelry Week 2024

Open call  /  28 Feb 2024  -  26 Apr 2024
Published: 28.02.2024
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Intro
Romanian Jewelry Week(ROJW) is the largest international event organized in Romania dedicated to contemporary jewelry, organized by Assamblage National Jewelry Association since 2020. The format of event includes each year a large area of exhibitions, fairs, conferences, workshops, seminars and guided tours, with one main location as well as connex locations. The Romanian Jewelry Week awards are designated by an international jury board, as well as special awards each year by official partners.
​In 2023, the event included over 230 designers and collectives from over 25 countries around the world and welcomed over 3000 visitors. The format of ROJW includes each year a large area of exhibitions, fairs, conferences, workshops, seminars and guided tours, with one main location as well as connex locations. The ROJW awards are designated by an international jury board, as well as special awards each year by official partners.

>> The special fifth edition of the largest international event in Romania dedicated to the contemporary jewelry field - Romanian Jewelry Week will take place between the 2-6th of October 2024. 
Applications are open until 26 APRIL 2024.

Online application forms:

ROJW Categories:
1. Exhibition area
Date: 2 - 6th of October 2024
Place: In the main exhibition or partner galleries and museum on the official map of the event. 
*Designers can send their pieces for this section without the need to attend the event in person.
  • Independent designers can apply for an individual stand (120 x 80 cm) or a 1/2 stand (a stand shared between two designers, resulting in an allocated space of 60 x 80 cm).
  • Jewelry Schools - The allocated stand is 250 x 120 cm. Max 10 students can be included.
  • Collectives, groups, associations, or institutions - The allocated stand is 250 x 120 cm. Max 10 designers can be included.
*The exhibition area does not allow sales. If you wish to opt for this, apply for the fair area below.

2. Fair area
Date: 2, 5 and 6th of October 2024 plus exhibition area during 3-4th of October. 
*only for designers and collectives who can attend personally the fair.
  • Independent designers - individual stand (120 x 80 cm). It includes the stand, signage (name, country, QR code, designer biography and collection concept), and online portfolio. It allows for direct sales during the fair.
  • Collectives, galleries, associations - Stand dimensions 250 x 120 or three individual stands. Collectives can showcase maximum 10 designers. It includes the stand, signage (name, country, QR code). It allows for direct sales during the fair.

3. The catalogue
Celebrating the 5th edition of Romanian Jewelry Week, we have decided to release an anniversary catalogue that will comprise the participants of 2024, as well as a selection of the previous 4 years. A true gem print on the evolution of a community!
Designers which have attended any of ROJW past events or are applying for the current edition can opt for their inclusion in the catalogue, which will include:
  • a dedicated spread with two pieces
  • designer biography and collection concept
  • contact information. See the example below.

Previous Editions Participants
Discover the archive of participating designers and collectives of 2023 here. You can also enjoy a large series of artist interviews with jewelry designers as part of the Romanian Jewelry Week community from all over the world here. Apply now and become part of the ROJW story!