The Northwest Jewelry Conference — A Must-Attend Event with Ted Irwin, Independent Appraiser & Director of the Northwest Gemological Institute

Episode 27

Ted Irwin is an independent appraiser of fine jewelry and gemstones, and director of the Northwest Gemological Institute and Northwest Gemological Laboratory. He provides detailed documentation on contemporary to antique fine jewelry, watches, pearls and gemstones for insurance, estate or other legal purposes. Ted is also the director of the Northwest Jewelry Conference which provides […]

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Ancient Jewels as Modern Wearable Art with Marc Auclert, Designer & Founder of Maison Auclert

Episode 25

Marc Auclert is a jewelry designer, gemologist, historian and founder of Masion Auclert, based in the Vendôme area of Paris. Founded in 2010, Maison Auclert is the first jewelry company offering a collection of museum-worthy antiquities mounted as modern works of wearable art. Early in his career, Marc helped launch Chanel’s fine jewelry department. His […]

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Why Vintage Costume Jewelry is Worth Collecting with Barbara Schwartz, Founder of TruFaux Jewels

Episode 23

Barbara Schwartz is a vintage jewelry costume expert and the founder of TruFaux Jewels, an online boutique of exquisite costume jewelry made in Europe and North America from the 1920s-1950s. With an eye for high-quality and unusual pieces, Barbara helps women select vintage costume jewelry that expresses their personal styles and makes a statement. A […]

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Opening Your Eyes to the World on Fine, Decorative & Visual Arts with Lisa Koenigsberg, Founder & President of Initiatives in Art & Culture

Episode 20

Lisa Koenigsberg is the Founder and Conference Director of Initiatives in Art and Culture (IAC) which aims to educate diverse audiences in the fine, decorative and visual arts. Lisa has organized conferences, symposia and special sessions at universities, museums and professional organizations throughout the U.S. and abroad which explore fashion, materials and process. Her writings […]

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