We are so happy to announce a new Online Lecture Series debuting February 19th - February 21st, 2021, hosted by KIL N.Y.C., and presented by Konstantinos Leoussis of KIL N.Y.C., Sarah Nehama, and Jacquelyn Babush of Aesthetic Engineering Fine Jewels and Antiques! This lecture series will cover a range of antique jewelry topics, and will be presented on Zoom, with a recording available for those unable to attend.
February 19th, 2021 5pm EST:
“A Beautiful Assortment of Jewelry” by Sarah Nehama.
An overview of colonial American mourning jewelry, focusing on several of the silversmiths who made it.
“Skull Jewelry Throughout the Ages” by Konstantinos Leoussis.
An overview of skeletons and skulls used in jewelry, and related ossian objects throughout history, with a brief discussion on reproductions in Georgian and Victorian jewelry.
February 20th, 2021 5pm EST:
“Masterpieces in Miniature: Discussing Portrait Miniatures as Wearable Art, 1640-1840” by Jacquelyn Babush.
A lecture focused on portrait miniatures dating from the Renaissance through the early Victorian period.
“Bodies of Light” by Sarah Nehama
A brief history of sentimental and mourning photographic jewelry, from daguerreotypes, to early celluloid photographic rings.
February 21st, 2021 12pm EST:
“Goodly Jewels: A Primer on Stuart and Georgian Jewelry, 1649-1800” by Jacquelyn Babush.
An overview of antique jewelry dating from the Stuart through the Georgian eras, and an examination of how jewelry relates to the fashions of each era.
“A Victorian Timeline” by Konstantinos Leoussis.
Continuing on from Jacquelyn’s lecture, late Georgian jewelry (1800-1837) will be touched on briefly, before moving into a comprehensive presentation on jewelry of the Victorian era.
Ticket price includes admission to the live Zoom lecture and the lecture recordings that will become available 7-10 days after the lecture series concludes.
If you are a student or a member of the American Society of Jewelry Historians, please email email@example.com for special ticket pricing and offers.