Sat, Nov 12|
Sorrowful Remembrances: Mourning Jewelry as Tokens of Regard
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. Join Sarah Nehama for a 90-minute lecture and brief Q&A session.
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. She also studied the ancient technique of high-karat gold granulation with Cecilia Bauer in
her New York City studio.
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.