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[Conference] [NYC] Significant jewelry history


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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
History”

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
Counterfeiter”

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