John Benjamin: A History of Jewellery…

July 10, 2014 – 08:00 pm

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John Benjamin: A History of Jewellery from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth Taylor

From dazzling Elizabethan jewels to glamorous pieces from the golden age of Hollywood, discover pieces from the pomp of High Renaissance enamelled gold work to stunningly contemporary Harry Winston diamonds.

This talk will cover the importance of Cartier and the introduction of platinum jewellery as a statement of style, and the jewels of the Duchess of Windsor.

John Benjamin is perhaps best known for his well-established role as a jewellery expert on BBC TV’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’. He is also well known as the International Director of Jewellery at Philips Fine Art Auctioneers; he is a Freeman of the Goldsmiths’ Company and of the City of London, and the author of several books

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Event:
John Benjamin: A History of Jewellery…
Start:
Thu, 10 July, 2014 8:00 pm
Cost:
£12.50, £11.25 concessions, £10.65 members
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Organizer:
The Spring
Updated:
Wed, 19 February, 2014
Venue:
The Spring
Phone:
023 9247 2700
Address:
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The Spring Arts & Heritage, 56 East Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1BS, United Kingdom

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