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The HANDSHAKE1 project began in February 2011 and was ongoing until 2013 with exhibitions in NZ and beyond. HS1 had two stages: the first was to develop ideas and work with the feedback of their mentor for a series of … Continue reading

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Handshake 1 collaboration exhibition at Objectspace, 2013

HANDSHAKE 1 at Objectspace, Auckland, NZ The final exhibition of the 3-year HANDSHAKE 1 project is a collaboration between the Handshake mentee and their mentor exhibited at Objectspace 15 June 2013 – 20 July 2013. Each artist pair made-up their own rules and many … Continue reading

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HANDSHAKE 1 at Objectspace, Auckland, NZ

The final exhibition of the 3 year HANDSHAKE project is a collaboration between the Handshake mentee and their mentor, at Objectspace 15 June 2013 – 20 July 2013. Each artist pair made-up their own rules and many did not play it … Continue reading

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Handshake 1 on Arts on Sunday RadioNZ

HS1 mentee Sharon Fitness and mentor Lisa Walker talk about their experiences in the Handshake Project. Have a listen here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/artsonsunday/audio/2557978/the-handshake-project

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Handshake 1 at Schmuck 2013

The Handshake 1 show at the 2013 Handwerksmesse was a fantastic success.  We were very privileged to have ten Mentees, seven Mentors and Handshake organisers Peter and Hilda in Munich and a great time was had by all. Thanks so … Continue reading

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The Very Official Handshake Raffle Draw with Alan Preston and The Geeks

Thank you so much to all our supporters who bought a raffle ticket.  The raffle draw was conducted by Super New Zealand Jeweller Alan Preston, closely supervised by The Geeks and Sharon & Joey’s cat Scooter.  After a flurry of … Continue reading

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Handshake Raffle

The handshake raffle kicks off today. Fourteen wonderful jewelleries are up for grabs at only NZ$5 per ticket.  Email handshakejewellery(at)gmail.com to get your ticket now.  We can accept paypal, bank transfer and old fashioned cash payments. We are raising funds to … Continue reading

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Handshake @ The National

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Handshake @ The National, Christchurch

Join us on 24 August @ The National in Christchurch

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Handshake @ Toi Poneke Photos

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Handshake @ Masterworks Gallery

Now Showing  at Masterworks from 1 – 18 December Handshake is the brainchild of contemporary jeweller Peter Deckers who, at the beginning of 2011, brought together 12 graduate jewellers with the artists that most inspire them for an innovative mentorship … Continue reading

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