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Sacred to Memory: A talk with Sarah Nehama

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This talk will illustrate and explain examples of rings, bracelets, brooches, and other pieces of
mourning jewelry from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The speaker will discuss the
history, use, and meaning of mourning jewelry in Western European and American culture
as well as related pieces of material culture such as gravestones, painted portraits, and
photographs.

Sarah Nehama has a degree in art history from Boston University and has been designing
and creating one-of-a-kind precious metals jewelry for over 25 years. Her studio is in the
Providence, RI area. Sarah has also been collecting antique mourning and sentimental
jewelry since 2005, has co-curated an exhibit in Boston, MA of mourning jewelry and art,
and authored a book on the subject. She enjoys sharing her knowledge through public
lecture presentations and webinars.

Guests are welcome, as space allows,
with your guest pass or $10 IN ADVANCE.

TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS: CALL THE ASJH OFFICE
(914) 235-0983 or email: info@jewelryhistorians.org

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Date:
September 11
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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New York City, NY
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Stone agate eye bead, 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamia