Brand / Designer

  • Nagi Nakajima

    Jewelry brand NAGI designed by jewelry designer/ art director Nagi Nakajima.
    She delivers modern and high quality jewelry under the concept of “Elegant Lifestyle”.
    Has participated in numerous exhibitions and has collaborated with major apparel and lifestyle brands.

  • Jewelry Designer Nagi Nakajima

    Nagi Nakajima

    Art director and Jewelry designer at NAGI DESIGN STUDIO
    Instructor at NAGI JEWELRY SCHOOL

    Born in Tokyo
    Graduated from Tama University of Art, Tokyo

    1998Started own line of jewelry
    2003Started NAGI DESIGN STUDIO
    2007-2015 Jewelry design instructor at Tama University of Art, Tokyo

    Member of Japan Jewelry Designer Association (JJDA)

  • Awards

    2006 Award winner of the 23rd “Tansuiou” prize from the Foundation of Arts and Crafts Promotion Sato Fund (Japan)
    2000 Grand Prize at Japan Jewellery Art Competition (Japan)
    1999 Award winner at Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition (Japan)
    3rd Prize at International Jewellery Competition “For You - For Me” (Germany)

  • Public Collection

    2008Utatsuyama Craft Workshop (Kanazawa, Japan)
    2001The Art Museum of Kyushu Industrial University (Fukuoka, Japan)

  • Solo Exhibitions

    2018NAGI JEWELRY EXHIBITION / Kizan (Gallery Jusendo, Tokyo) / AC, GALLEY (Tokyo)
    2017NAGI NAKAJIMA Jewelry Exhibition / Kizan (Tokyo)
    2015“The World of White Jewelry - The Best of Nagi Nakajima” / DEE'S HALL (Tokyo)
    2014Nagi Nakajima Jewelry Exhibition “Cashmere” / Kizan (Tokyo)
    2010Nagi Nakajima “Colors+ Forms” / gallery deux poisons (Tokyo)
    2009Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition / Gallery Tanaka (Ehime, Japan) / Gallery Bogatei (Nagano, Japan) / Gallery Tonan (Toyama, Japan)
    2008Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition / Gallery Kochi (Yamagata, Japan) / Kizan (Tokyo)
    2007Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition “Metal” / TAKASHIMAYA Tamagawa (Tokyo)
    Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition “Colors” / Gallery Bankosha (Tokyo)
    2005Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition / HONCHO-CLUB (Yamaguchi, Japan)
    Nagi Nakajima “Jewelry” / Gion Konish (Kyoto)
    2003Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition “Wrapped to Form” / Gallery 21 + Yo (Tokyo)
    2001Nagi Nakajima Jewelry exhibition “Monochrome” / Gallery 21 + Yo (Tokyo)

  • Exhibitions

    2017NAGI NAKAJIMA Limited Shop 2017 Spring / TOKYU Department Store Tamaplaza
    2016NAGI NAKAJIMA Limited Shop 2016 Winter / TOKYU Department Store, Shibuya Flagship (Tokyo)
    TAKASHIMAYA Tamagawa (Tokyo) / Hankyu Umeda Main Store (Osaka) / Daimaru Kobe (Hyogo, Japan) / SOGO Yokohama (Kanagawa, Japan) / IWATAYA (Fukuoka, Japan) / ISETAN SHINJUKU STORE (Tokyo)
    World Jewelry Forum / MATSUYA GINZA (Tokyo)
    2015Nagi Nakajima Limited Shop 2015 Christmas / Tokyu Department Store, Shibuya Flagship (Tokyo)
    “DIALOGHI- 対話” AGC- JJDA Project (2015- 2017)
    Italian Cultural Center (Tokyo) / Shiinoki Cultural Complex (Kanazawa, Japan) / Museo Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo (Livorno, Italy) / Fondazione Cominelli (Italy) / Oratorio San Rocco (Padova, Italy) / Museo del Bijoux di Casalmaggiore (Cremona, Italy)
    2014PLUG IN (2014- 2016) / Hikarie Hall in Shibuya Hikarie (Tokyo)
    The starting point and the completed works of Jewelry Vol.2
    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (Japan) / The Museum of Arts & Crafts ITAMI (Osaka, Japan)
    International Design Center NAGOYA (Aichi, Japan) / Sendai Mediatheque (Miyagi, Japan)
    NEW OLD SILVER GOLD / Inspiration Lab (INHORGENTA MUNICH, Germany)
    2009International Gift show / Tokyo Big sight Exhibition Center (Japan)
    2008Remember-rings (2008-2009)
    smycke-atelje Sandström– De Wit (Linköping, Sweden)
    Galerie Cebra (Düsseldorf, Germany)
    National Craft Gallery (Kilkenny, Ireland)
    Galerie Beeld & Aambeeld (Enschede, Netherlands)
    Beauty of New Metalworks / Sekido Museum of Art (Tokyo)
    2007Utatsuyama Tea Exhibition / 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Kanazawa) / Sanu-tei (Tea house)
    2006Transfiguration: Japanese Art Jewelry Today / The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (Japan)
    2004Contemporary Jewellery From Japan
    Gallery Electrum (London, UK)
    Kirschblüten / Schloss Honhardt (Honhardt, Germany)
    2003 Schmuck aus Nippon / Gallery Orfeo (Köln, Germany)
    Biennial Japan Jewellery Designers Exhibition (2003, 2005, 2007)/ WAKO Hall (Tokyo)
    2002Runner-up Friredrich Becker Prize / Goethe Museum, Schloss Jägerhof (Düsseldorf, Germany)
    “Hidden Passion” The Invitation of Metalwork by Women Artists from Japan, Korea and Taiwan / Taipei Craft Design Center (Taipei, Taiwan), POLA Museum Annex (Tokyo) / Korea crafts promotion foundation (Seoul, Korea)
    Japan Jewellery Art Competition (2002, 2004)
    The Ueno Royal Museum (Tokyo) / The Museum of Arts Crafts ITAMI (Osaka, Japan) / International Design Center of Nagoya (Aichi, Japan)
    “Tendence” Internationale Frankfurter Messe (Frankfurt, Germany)
    “Nippon”-Japanese Jewelry- / Galerie Beeld & Aambeeld (Enschede, Netherlands)
    2001Schmuck 2001 / Internationale Handwerksmesse (München, Germany) / Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus (Bremen, Germany)
    Contemporary Japanese Jewellery
    Crafts Council Gallery (London, UK) / City Gallery (Leicester, UK)
    Aberystwyth Arts Center (Wales, UK)
    2000Ewha's Invitational Traveling Exhibition / Gallery Wooduk (Seoul, Korea) / Wacoal Ginza Art Space (Tokyo)
    199812th Silver-Triennial 1998 / (Germany, Hungary, The Czech Republic, Holland, Belgium)