Antique Jewelry & Art Conference: A Preview of Jewelry Camp 2019 with Edward Lewand, Independent Appraiser & Co-Director of Jewelry Camp

Episode 28

Edward A. Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA, is a professional, independent appraiser of fine and antique jewelry. He works with attorneys on estates, trusts, insurance matters and copyright issues; appraisal theories and concepts; and matrimonial appraising. Edward also works with international accounting firms such as KPMG and PWC with banks for inventory review, as well as […]

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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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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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Establishing a Jewelry Week in NYC with Bella Neyman and JB Jones, Founders of NYC Jewelry Week

Episode 17

Bella Neyman is an independent curator and journalist specializing in contemporary jewelry. Since graduating with a Master’s Degree in Decorative Arts and Design History from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum & Parsons The New School for Design in 2008, she has worked for some of New York City’s leading design galleries. Her most ambitious […]

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Having Confidence to Create and Wear Contemporary Jewelry with Charon Kransen, Founder of Charon Kransen Arts

Episode 15

Charon Kransen is an internationally known lecturer and gallerist representing studio jewelers from around the world. He established Charon Kransen Arts in New York City in 1993, and the gallery’s collection consists of jewelry, hollowware and accessories by both renowned and emerging artists. The work is presented annually at various American art fairs, such as […]

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Honoring Nature in Jewelry with Anna Johnson, Jewelry Artist at Anna Johnson Jewelry

Episode 14

Anna Johnson is a jewelry artist based in Asheville, North Carolina. Her compositions consist largely of found objects mixed with semi-precious and precious materials. Anna’s work is heavily influenced by nature, cultural ideas of value, and environmental preservation. Anna’s work is exhibited internationally and has received several recognitions, including being named as “30 Exceptional Craftspeople […]

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The Legacy of Boston Jewelry with Dr. Emily Stoehrer, Rita J. Kaplan & Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Episode 13

Dr. Emily Stoehrer is the Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston, where she oversees a collection that spans 6,000 years and includes more than 22,000 objects. Over the last decade, Emily has curated numerous exhibitions at MFA Boston, lectured internationally on jewelry-related subjects, […]

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