[Conference] [NYC] Significant jewelry history

We wanted to remind you that the Fifth Annual Conference on Jewelry
& Related Arts takes place in New York City on Saturday, May 15,
2010. There is limited seating remaining for “One More Time: Jewelry
Fakes, Revivals, Recycling and Reproduction”.

Speakers include:

Keynote Speaker: Jack Ogden, Director of the British Gemmological
Society and founder of The Society of Jewelry Historians, Great
Britain “Fool’s Gold: Adventures of a Forgery Hunter”

Ursula Ilse-Neuman, Curator of Contemporary Jewelry, Museum of Art &
Design, New York City “Jewelry from Recycled Materials Throughout

Janet Zapata, noted author and jewelry historian, “19th Century
Archaeological Revival Jewelry”

Harrice Simons Miller, co-author of Faking It (with Kenneth Jay
Lane) “Kenny & Coco, Historical Influences on the Jewelry of Kenneth
J. Lane and Coco Chanel”

Yvonne Markowitz, Rita B. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of
Jewelry, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; co-director ASJRA “The Great
Diamond Hoax”

Elyse Zorn Karlin, publisher Adornment Magazine, co-director ASJRA
"Murf the Surf and the Star of India Caper"

Gary Roskin, noted gemologist, host of “Roskin Gem Report” online
magazine “Recycling the Big Ones: The Hope and Wittlesbach Diamonds”

John Hatleberg, visionary gem artist “Notes From The Diamond

Geza von Habsburg, noted authority on Faberge “Faberge or Fauxberge”

Conference fee for the day is $210. As a special offer if you
register for the conference this week only we will give you a one
year membership in ASJRA which includes four issues of our magazine
Adornment and our weekly “Online Jewelry News” sent to you as a PDF,
a free ad in the magazine, use of our logo, as well as other
benefits. If you are already an ASJRA member we will extend your
membership one year.

We also a few seats left for our Study Day on Sunday, May 16. The
day includes a bus trip to the Hudson Valley region to visit the
studios of jewelry artists Tom Herman, Jamie Bennett, Pat Flynn and
Jennifer Trask, a visit to the archives of the Samuel Dorsky Museum
to see its jewelry collection, and a tour of the metals department at
SUNY/New Paltz. Lunch and a four-course dinner at Carmine’s
restaurant in New York City are included in the day. The cost of the
study day is $250.

For or to register contact: [ekarlin at usa dot net] or
(914) 305-5334. This conference is sponsored by The Association for
the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts, LLC (ASJRA) Co-directors, Elyse
Zorn Karlin, Yvonne Markowitz