PAST EVENT: SPRING BIJOUX – Japanese Jewellery Pop-Up

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Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own the very best of contemporary Japanese jewellery design.

CURRENT EVENT: Essence of Kyoto

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We are happy to welcome you back at Sway Gallery London! The collection is available online in our e-shop, as well as in our physical store in Old Street. ESSENCE OF KYOTO Tradition for the 21st Century Kyoto. The eternal city.  Brimming with world-renowned artisanship and rich history. As the beating heart of Japanese culture, traditional Kyoto crafts have continued to flourish for centuries.  Since serving the Imperial Household and aristocracy, this craftsmanship has been preserved and skilfully developed through the generations. Our collection of traditional wares has been specially curated to bring the essence of Japan’s cultural capital to modern lifestyles.  Experience the Kyō way in your daily life with … Read More

PAST EVENT: JAPANESE JEWELLERY POP-UP

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【24th April – 1st May 2021】 Our popular jewellery pop-up is here to stay for a little longer, to celebrate London slowly reopening up to the world! Visit us in-store and support independent artists by browsing our curated selection of unique, handcrafted jewellery. Don’t miss your very last chance to own artisanal pieces by seven of Japan’s most exciting designers; all exclusive to Sway Gallery London in the UK. ARAWA The concept for ARAWA’s jewellery is inspired by the kanji 顕, from the creator’s name.  It has many meanings – noble, outstanding or distinguished, bright decoration.  Often likened to talismans, worn to protect and charm, their pieces feature cherry blossom … Read More

[NOVEMBER EDITION POSTPONED]: Autumn bijoux – Japanese finest –

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Jewellery pop-up 【September – November 2020】 Having braved the massive and ongoing challenges, we need a little something to treat ourselves this autumn. While the offer out there ranges from cutting edge spiritual cleanses to goofy household trinkets, here at the Sway Gallery we have brought together a resplendent collection of hand-crafted jewellery from Japan. Bijoux are a girl’s best friend after all! Please note that most of the pieces hand-picked on this occasion are available only at the Sway Gallery if you want to have them outside of Japan.   The independent jewellers’ pop-up will grace our gallery from September to November! Every month we will be introducing you to … Read More

PAST EVENT: JAPANESE CHRISTMAS MARKET 2020

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【3rd – 23rd December 2020】 Our festive market is back!  Join us in-store throughout December as we reopen with a curated collection of select Japanese goods for all your holiday shopping needs.  Whether it’s for yourself or a loved one, browse a variety of handcrafted ceramics, homeware and art by Japanese artists, alongside tea, sake, little stocking fillers and more.  For that extra special gift, we’re thrilled to present artisanal handmade jewellery by seven of Japan’s most exciting designers; all exclusive to Sway Gallery London. ARAWA The concept for ARAWA’s jewellery is inspired by the kanji 顕, from the creator’s name.  It has many meanings – noble, outstanding or distinguished, … Read More

PAST EXHIBITION: Tayu Tau – pop up show by SAKI&Bitches

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【19TH -31ST October 2020】 Caring about health of our customers and staff, we will be adhering to the social distancing measure guidelines. Following the very well-received exhibition ‘Hana Machi’ at Sway Gallery in 2018, SAKI&Bitches is back, this time with the Tayu Tau pop-up show (‘Tayu Tau’ たゆたふ translates to ‘float’ in old Japanese).  Tayu Tau will feature new original paintings, as well as various art prints, greeting cards and stickers by SAKI. The new original artworks,  in the form of delicate wood paintings, are all inspired by SAKI’s lifetime art theme –  Yoshiwara’s “Oiran” – Edo / Tokyo’s Courtesan. Oiran’s lives, despite often being short and tragic, have gone … Read More

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