Hu Jun, born in 1970s, studies metalsmithing and Jewelry design at Beijing Institute of Clothing Technology and holds a master’s degree. He is a professor of Jewellery Design at Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology. He regularly contributes to metalsmith and jewellery magazines in China, authoring critical reviews and essays on traditional and contemporary jewellery from around the world. Hu Jun’s work is in the public collection of the Gold Museum of China and has been widely published in articles and specialist international contemporary jewellery publications. He is a member of Chinese Arts and Crafts Institute and the Society of North American Goldsmiths.