TIJF Launch Party and Pin Ball

At the Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen Street West
Toronto, M6J 1J6

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 6:00 PM – Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:00 AM (EDT)


Join the who’s who of Toronto jewellers at this smashing TIJF launch party. A $30 ticket includes a 1 in 200 chance to win a half-carat Canadian diamond in the Rhinestone or Real Diamond Draw. Advanced ticket purchase gets you in the draw for the half-carat diamond. And you must wear your favourite pin or brooch!

Media Reception: 6pm-7pm
The Pin Ball 7pm-1 am
Dress code: Fun & Fancy. Wear your best pin!
Welcoming Remarks & presentation by Mejuri 8pm
Juried Pin Ball competition at 10:30pm
Rhinestone or Real Diamond Draw! This ticket includes a chance to win a half-carat Canadian diamond.
DJ Grant Spence
Hors D’oeuvres
Cash Bar


CALL FOR ENTRY – Pin and Brooch Images

We are looking for high quality images of contemporary Pins and Brooches to be presented during the Toronto International Jewellery Festival Launch Party and Pin Ball (May 1, 2013 at the Gladstone Hotel).This is an international call and is open to artists and designers of all backgrounds and materials working with the brooch/pin form.  Images will be juried; selected pieces will demonstrate the highest level of innovation, creativity and technical merit.  Juried by Alisha Marie Boyd and Annie Tung.

There is no fee to submit images and no remuneration will be paid to exhibitors.

  • Each person may  submit up to 3 images
  • Images must be JPEG, 72 dpi and within 1024 x 768
  • Files must be names as follows:  firstname_lastname_title_1.jpeg
  • Applicants must fill out the application/image list form and image waiver to be considered
  • Submissions are due by midnight on April 20th (late submissions will not be considered)
  • Applicants will be contacted by April 25 as to whether or not their images have been selected

CLICK HERE FOR THE – PINBALL_Call_Application Form and Image Waiver

Please send submission to Alisha at broochshow@gmail.com



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