The Amber Personality of the Year 2012
Mariusz Gliwiński has been active in the amber industry since the late 1970s and has made a significant contribution to its development, mainly by promoting amber and contemporary design in amber jewellery.
He is a second-generation jeweller and amber craftsman, designer, co-founder and long-standing president (currently the 2nd term vice president) of the International Amber Association, a member of the World Amber Council in 2006-2012 (founding member) and the STFZ Goldsmithing Artists’ Association. Winner and jury member in many jewellery and design competitions.
In 2002, his design was recognised with the prestigious Best Gold Silver Time Product award from Poland’s Minister of Economy, presented at the Gold Silver Time trade show in Warsaw, awarded also for lifetime achievement and the promotion of Polish design abroad.
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