A Brief History of Jewellery: From the Stone Age to Today

22 Jan 2024 · 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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Online (via Zoom), UK time
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Jewellery is one of the oldest art forms, from the shell necklaces of the Stone Age to the most exciting contemporary designs. In this online talk, curator and author Rachel Church will explore the history of jewellery.

She will look at some of the major developments and movements and at how jewellery has followed historical trends and developments in the wider artistic world.

Join us for insights and inspiration. There will be the opportunity to ask question.

Who is the speaker?

Rachel Church has written and lectured widely on jewellery history and design. She is the author of 'Rings' (V&A/ Thames and Hudson 2011 and 2017) and 'Brooches and Badges' (V&A/ Thames and Hudson 2019). She has worked as a curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum and was part of the team which redeveloped the William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery.