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Sat, Nov 12



American-Produced Mourning Jewelry

Mourning jewelry was worn by Europeans (primarily in Protestant countries) and Americans as a way of honoring and remembering those that have passed, from famous figures, to family members.

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American-Produced Mourning Jewelry
American-Produced Mourning Jewelry

Time & Location

Nov 12, 2022, 2:00 PM – Nov 13, 2022, 4:00 PM

Austin, 2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

About the event

Sarah Nehama is a working metalsmith and antique jewelry collector based in Providence, RI. Sarah received a degree in Art History from Boston University and studied jewelry making at the century-old North

Bennett Street School in Boston's North End.  In 2012, Sarah co-curated the exhibition, In Death Lamented: The

Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, MA. She authored the companion volume by the same name, and was a major lender to the exhibition.

Since then, Sarah has lectured on the topic of mourning and sentimental jewelry at museums, historical societies, jewelry associations, and antique symposia, both in the US and in Australia.

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