Why Vintage Costume Jewelry Needs to Be Part of Your Collection with Pamela Wiggins Siegel & Melinda Lewis, Co-Founders of Costume Jewelry Collectors International

Episode 56

What you’ll learn in this episode: Why jewelry collectors should pay attention to costume jewelry. How costume jewelry can be a way to boldly express yourself and your unique style. Why Costume Jewelry Collectors International (CJCI) was founded. The resources CJCI provides to members across fifteen countries. What exciting speakers, events and sponsors attendees can […]

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The Arts and Crafts Movement: More Than Art; A Way of Life with Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Episode 55

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Nonie views a curator’s role within a museum. Origins of the Arts & Crafts movement and major players. Why the Arts and Crafts Movement didn’t have a particular artistic style. Why MFA is focused on showing Arts and Crafts pieces from all of the Americas in its collection. […]

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Expressing Life: European Jewelry & Art Design with Stefanie Walker, Jewelry Historian & Senior Program Officer at the National Endowment for the Humanities

Episode 54

What you’ll learn in this episode: What role the King Tut exhibition played in sparking Stefanie’s desire to learn goldsmithing. How the jeweler apprenticeship system works in Germany. How famed glassmaker and jeweler René Lalique’s complex relationships with the women in his life played a major role in his jewelry designs. The history behind The […]

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Elevating Your Style and Confidence with Vintage Jewelry with Veronica Staudt, Founder of Vintage Meet Modern

Episode 53

What you’ll learn in this episode: Why Vintage Meet Modern was created. How Vintage Meet Modern defines the term “vintage.” How Vintage Meet Modern works with clients to bring style and glamour to their everyday wardrobe. How jewelry can help build self-confidence. Why the role vintage jewelry plays in modern fashion will continue to grow. […]

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An Introduction to the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, with Gail Brett Levine, President of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers

Episode 52

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Gail’s jewelry journey led her from the world of accounting to antiques, and then to her present career as an expert in jewelry appraisal How glass and China became Gail’s gateway to her love of jewelry, and how her accounting background created an opportunity for her to become […]

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The Original Miami Beach Antique Show 2020 – More Than Antiques with Michelle Orman, Public Relations for The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Episode 50

What you’ll learn in this episode: What to expect at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show being held January 4-8, 2020. What makes The Original Miami Beach Antique Show different from other antique shows for attendees. Why the show has returned to the Miami Beach Convention Center and what impressive renovations were made to the […]

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No Longer Taboo: Contemporary Art Jewelry in Southern California with Jane Groover, Co-Founder of Taboo Studio

Episode 49

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Jane was influenced by jeweler Arline Fisch. How Taboo Studio was established and where the gallery got its name. Why Taboo Studio focuses on both showcasing jewelry and making custom pieces. What Jane looks for when finding new artists. How Taboo Studio’s marketing and advertising strategies have changed […]

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Advancing the Careers of Rising Artists: AJF 2020 Young Artist Award with Bonnie Levine, Board Member, Art Jewelry Forum

Episode 48

What you’ll learn in this episode: Art Jewelry Forum’s mission and an overview of its programs. How Bonnie defines art jewelry and why this varies from person to person. Why Art Jewelry Forum established the Young Artist Award; who is eligible to apply and why the award is specifically meant for young artists first starting […]

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Designing Jewelry for the Golden Age of Hollywood and Today with Tina Joseff, President & CEO, and Kristin Joseff, Managing Director, Joseff of Hollywood

Episode 47

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Joseff founded the company and began renting to Hollywood studios. The movies and stars Joseff designed for, and what the company is most known for. Why Joseff decided to launch a retail line. How the studio rental process has evolved over time. The exciting new documents that have […]

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