A History of Jewellery from Elizabeth 1st to Elizabeth Taylor

04 Jul - 11:00 AM

New Guesten Hall, Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4JR

A look at 450 years of jewellery design

John Benjamin is well known to television viewers for his appearances on The Antiques Road Show John’s presentation will look at 450 years of jewellery design, from the era of opulent Renaissance enamels and pearls, progressing through the so-called ‘Age of the Faceted Stone’, 19th century Revivalism, Late Victorian mass production, platinum, Cartier, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Post-War Modernism and the impact of treated gems and man-made diamonds on the market today.

Tickets : £12 from www.ticketsource.co.uk or from WORDS, Sycamore House, Rigby Hall, Rigby Lane, Bromsgrove, B60 2EW.  Please enclose a cheque made payable to WORDS and enclose a SAE. and your email address if you have one.

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