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Elizabeth I to Elizabeth Taylor
A History of their Jewellery
John Benjamin Thursday 12 December 2019

John Benjamin is a writer and broadcaster incuding BBC Antiques Roadshow.

The lecture will cover four hundred years of international jewellery design, examining the changing styles from the pomp of High Renaissance enamelled gold work to the glamour of Harry Winston diamonds.  This presentation covers many of the key elements of manufacture, history and diamond mining together with past and future designs.  It will also take a look at the jewels of the Duchess of Windsor.