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September 2019

Sacred to Memory: A talk with Sarah Nehama

September 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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…

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October 2019

Georgian Jewelry: The Real Deal and How to Spot It

October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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This lecture by Jacquelyn Bush, owner of Aesthetic Engineering, will focus on examples of both fine and costume jewelry dating from 1716-1830. The object of the lecture will be to learn to correctly identify genuine Georgian era jewelry through the context of comparative examination, to discuss the developments of jewelry manufacturing technology during the Industrial Revolution, and how to spot the reproduction Georgian jewels, fakes and frauds flooding the market. Space is limited. Advance reservations required on a first-come-first-served basis. Email: info@jewelryhistorians.org or call…

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Diamonds: A Lecture and Reminiscence of a Lifetime’s Collecting

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The lecture will feature diamond jewels belonging to the personal collection of Benjamin Zucker, a third generation diamond and gemstone dealer. Thirty five jewels made for wealthy European patrons will be discussed, and the importance of India and Brazil as historic diamond sources will be mentioned. This lecture will trace the history of diamond cuts over the centuries, and attendees will have the opportunity to examine museum quality jewels showcasing these diamonds. It's a rare opportunity to see rare jewels…

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November 2019

Curator Led Tour of “Jewelry for America” Exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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This wonderful exhibit spans three hundred years of jewelry evolution in this country. With five chronological sections revealing changes in styles, materials, and techniques woven into a sociohistorical narrative, it relates the rich history of jewelry in America. Beth Carver Wees, Ruth Bigelow Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts for the Met, has graciously offered to lead attending ASJH members through the exhibit, offering observations and insights as only an experienced curator can. Space is limited. Reservations and payments must…

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“Unsung Heroes of the 1960s and 70s”, a lecture by Kim Klosterman

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The first in a series of upcoming lectures discussing the lesser known creative artists from decades past, Kim Klosterman will be opening our eyes to many names as yet unfamiliar to many of us: Roger Lucas, Gilbert Albert, Arthur King, Jean Vendome, among others. Join Kim and other ASJH members to learn about all these amazingly creative jewelers who flew somewhat under the radar in the 60s and 70s but whose designs have become so fresh and relevant today.

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December 2019

“The Cartiers” a lecture and book signing with Francesca Cartier Brickell

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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We all know the Cartier family from their irreplaceable jewels and the tales of their legendary customers. This upcoming publication is far different from all other Cartier publications, as it's written by the granddaughter of Jean-Jacques Cartier himself. We've devoured an advance copy of the book, and it's impossible to put down. This is not just the story of a unique family whose succeeding generations made an imprint on the jewelry universe by creating a quality brand that resonates even…

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