Bloomin’ Jewels Talk: Christine Lalumia, Executive Director of CAA

Bloomin’ Jewels


Contemporary Applied Arts , 89 Southwark Street London SE1 0HX



Open to the Public


Exhibition Talk

Bloomin’ Jewels
The blossoming of the floral in contemporary jewellery
Special exhibition and talks programme

Bloomin’ Jewels’, is a new selling exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts in Bankside, which sows the seeds for a regrowth of the floral motif. This special exhibition spotlights cutting-edge, imaginative and technically accomplished modern work whilst celebrating the long and esteemed tradition of depicting flowers and foliage in jewellery. Over 20 respected contemporary jewellers have been invited to offer work using the botanical as a starting point for the creation of jewellery. The results will surprise and dazzle anyone interested in contemporary jewellery, decorative arts, fashion, design and gardening. 

Talks Programme - Special event for London Craft Week

Christine Lalumia – Flower symbolism and its use in jewellery and other decorative arts

Executive Director of CAA; garden and design historian; formerly Deputy Director of The Geffrye Museum, where she created the period gardens in 1998.


Saturday 6 May, 2017


3.30pm - 5.00pm


£12 each.

Tickets are free but must be booked and include a welcome drink.


Participating Makers in the Exhibition

Jewellers exhibiting include

Zoe Arnold,
Flora Battachary,
Kelvin J Birk,
Jonathan Boyd,
Donna Brennan,
Sonia Cheadle,
Gill Galloway-Whitehead
Anna Gordon,
Dorothy Hogg,
Andrew Lamb,
Kathie Murphy,
Lina Peterson,
Wendy Ramshaw,
Kayo Sato,
Hans Stofer,
Rie Taniguchi,
Christopher Thompson Royds,
Maud Traon,
Silvia Weidenbach and
Rebecca Wilkes.


27 April – 3 June 2017


Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm 


Admission is free


Contemporary Applied Arts, 89 Southwark Street, London SE1 0HX