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Many historians believe the modern studio jewelry movement began in the 1940s and grew into the contemporary art jewelry movement today—producing jewelry quite different and unique from mainstream mass-produced jewelry.

In fact, it was the artists of the early 20th century (1895-1920s), who were the forerunners of those who create contemporary jewelry today. This lecture focuses on how these early artists turned their back on the prevailing jewelry styles and created jewels made with alternate designs, materials and influences. To understand today's contemporary art jewelry it is important to study the roots of Early 20th Century Art Jewelry.

Elyse Zorn Karlin authored a chapter on this subject in Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective and has written books on Arts & Crafts Movement jewelry and Art Nouveau jewelry. She is Co-Director of the Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts (ASJRA) and a freelance curator.

 

Wed, Oct 2, 7-8:30 pm, $27/$10 with Student ID

 


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