Galerie MiniMasterpiece: Showcasing Wearable Art by Contemporary Artists & Designers with Esther de Beaucé, Founder & Owner of Galerie MiniMasterpiece

Episode 60

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Galerie MiniMasterpiece works with artists and designers to create and showcase small scale wearable art. The renowned artists and designers Esther has worked with and the pieces they have created. How the avant-garde jewelry scene in Paris has begun to grow in international profile. Why American women are […]

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Vintage Engagement Rings & Antique Jewels with Suzanne Martinez, Co-Owner of Lang Antique & Estate Jewelry

Episode 58

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Lang Antique & Estate Jewelry became the go-to restorer and seller of antique and vintage engagement diamond rings. How the term “vintage” has changed over the time. How customer tastes have evolved toward socially responsible jewelry. How Lang’s Antique Jewelry University originally started as a wiki database devoted […]

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Expressing Love and Grief: Mourning and Sentimental Jewelry with Sarah Nehama, Studio Jeweler & Collector

Episode 57

What you’ll learn in this episode: Defining “sentimental” jewelry—including pieces that honor relationships between lovers as well as family relationships. What lover’s eye jewelry is, and how it became fashionable in the 18th century. The different styles of mourning jewelry. Sarah’s process for making jewelry and how her interest in mourning and sentimental jewelry influences […]

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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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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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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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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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