2012 RMIT Jewellery Auction, Order of Melbourne, August 14
The RMIT Jewellery & Silversmithing Auction is a yearly event marked down by peeps serious about their shiny and glittering accessories. The fundraiser offers the opportuntity to purchase original handmade pieces by some of Australia's best-known contemporary jewellers as well as current RMIT students studying the field. The proceeds go towards the 2012 end-of-year graduate exhibition catalogue. Viewing began at 5:30 and then from 6:30 shit got real as numbered paper plates flew up into the air to claim their favourite pieces.
Laura May Grogan