Constellation Necklace
Kristina Logan (American, b. 1964)
United States, Portsmouth, New
Hampshire, 2011. Flameworked glass
and pâte de verre; sterling silver. L.: 60.8
cm; Diam: 5.3 cm (largest disk). 2011.4.3,
purchased with funds from Carl and
Betty Pforzheimer and Jamie and Maisie





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        ASJH Lecture Series  2014



"Style Goddesses: Chanel and Schiaparelli Bijoux de Couture"

March 27, 2014

Join lecturer Deanna Farneti Cera as she discusses these two icons of style, taste, and fashion in the 20's and 30's.

Location: Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City


Special Member Event

Private tour of "Gilded New York"

April 8, 2014

Members of the American Society of Jewelry Historians are invited to attend a private tour of the celebrated Gilded New York exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.

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"Glyptomania: Cameo and Intaglio Jewelry in the Age of the Grand Tour"

April 24, 2014

Join speaker Katrina London as she discusses antique gems and explores the fashion for collecting gems and the different ways in which they were worn as jewelry.

Location: Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City






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Recent Member Events



"Emerald: 21 Centuries of Jeweled Opulence"

February 5, 2014

This lecture by Joanna Hardy introduced ASJH members to the world of emeralds, from mine to finger.

Location: Bonhams, New York City



ASJH Special Member Event

'Jewels by JAR'

January 2014

The ASJH was pleased to offer our members guided tours of the JAR exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum in New York City. This exhibition featured more than four hundred works by one of the most acclaimed jewelry designers of the twentieth century.

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City







































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