Jewelry in America: Discover Jewelry Past and Present at the 2020 ASJRA Conference with Elyse Karlin, Jewelry Curator & Co-Director of the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts

Episode 73

NOTE: Since recording this episode, ASJRA has rescheduled its 15th annual conference “Jewelry in America” in New York City to September 11 – 12, 2020. Updated details can be found at www.jewelryconference.com

 What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts was formed, and why ASJRA started its annual conference.
  • The impetus behind this year’s theme, Jewelry in America.
  • An overview of conference speakers and what topics they’ll be covering. 

About Elyse Karlin:

Elyse Zorn Karlin is the co-director of the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts (ASJRA) and publisher of Adornment, a magazine of jewelry and related arts. She also runs the Annual Conference on Jewelry and Related Arts in various locations throughout the U.S. and spearheads the annual Jewelry History Series in Miami, FL, which runs concurrently with The Original Miami Beach Antique Show.

Elyse has authored several books on Arts and Crafts jewelry and antique jewelry, including “Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition.” Her most recent curatorial efforts include “Maker & Muse: Women and 20th Century Art Jewelry” at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago, now traveling to a number of venues; an upcoming exhibition “Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age” which opens at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, GA in November 2020.

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Sharon Berman