Jewelry History Essentials: 1880 – Present

Brooklyn Metal Works | Brooklyn, NY

Posted By: Brooklyn Metal Works

640 Dean Street
Floor 2
Brooklyn NY 11218
United States

During five 2-hour slide lectures we will embark on the study of 145 years of jewelry history from approximately 1880 to present day. To truly comprehend the current state of jewelry, it is imperative to explore its historical roots. Our exploration will be guided by an examination of societal dynamics that contributed to the creation of jewelry. We will focus on trends in fashion, modern art, evolving women’s roles, political shifts, and innovation in technology.

No previous knowledge of jewelry history required. A bibliography for each session will be provided.

6 sessions – Mondays
May 6 – June 10
Taught by Bella Neyman

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