The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts 7th Annual Conference takes place Sunday, October 7, 2012 in New York City.
Speakers for Jewelry of the Americas include:
Jennifer Santos, Maryland Historical Society, Betsy Bonaparte and Her Jewelry: An American Tale;
Yvonne Markowitz, Curator of Jewelry, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Extraordinary Collaboration between Trabert & Hoeffer and Mauboussin, Paris; Janet Zapata noted jewelry historian, curator, and author, The Legacy of Herman Marcus & Marcus & Co.; Mona Brody, artist/jewelry artist, and Elyse Karlin ASJRA co-director, The Art and Jewelry of Frida Kahlo; Niki Kavakonis, Canadian jewelry, Art, Architecture, Science: From Uncut Diamond Crystals to Carbon Capture Crystals; Lois Sherr Dubin, noted author and historian, Opal Bears and Lapis Skies: The Work of Navaho/Hopi Jeweler Jessie Monongya; Laura Johnson, assistant curator, Historic New England, Making Present the Past: Jewelry of Historic New England; Jack Ogden, ancient jewelry specialist and CEO of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Preview of the Cheapside Hoard.
The conference is open to anyone who loves jewelry but seating is limited. We also have an additional study day October 8 limited to only 30 people. For details: