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“Jewels that Made History: 100 Stones, Myths, and Legends” presented by Stellene Volandes
The American Inspiration author series by American Ancestors New England Historic Genealogical (NEHGS) presents the internationally renowned expert in jewelry Stellene Volandes, also editor in chief of “Town & Country“ with her latest word, “Jewels that Made History.” In conversation with Curt DiCamillo, FRSA, Curator of Special Collections at NEHGS.

Starting in the era of Cleopatra and continuing through to contemporary jewelry statements by Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, and Meghan Markle, Stellene Volandes tells the stories of how shiny stones and precious metals have determined empires, inspired expeditions and great crime, and been the communicator of status and ruin since ancient times. Illustrated with a mix of archival images and gorgeous photography of the jewels, her latest book is a beautiful, informative, and essential reading for history lovers, fashion, celebrity, and pop-culture followers, as well as passionate jewel hounds. Don’t miss her conversation with moderator Curt DiCamillo about “Jewels that Made History.”

Apr 8, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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