Worldwide Tour of Jewelry Exhibits
Posted by learntobead on March 31, 2009
Jewelry Exhibits Around The World:
Let’s Web Surf
I don’t have the money nor the time to go visit every museum with ongoing or special exhibits on jewelry. So thank God for the internet. I can get my cultural fix.
Loren describes himself as “I’m a middle aged guy with a red face and not much hair, at least for now. I was born in the early fifties, observed the hippie generation mostly from the sidelines, and managed to survive the Viet Nam war by dint of becoming a technician instead of a killing machine. The former might not pay as well, but it’s a more marketable skill. That’s what I’ve been doing ever since, anyway, up until the end of 2006, when I retired from the aerospace industry.”
Many of his pieces are based on what he calls the Turk Head Knot. See the ring above.
The GIA Museum’s current focus is building the Historical Collection, a sophisticated collection of jewelry, objets d’art and gemstones of known provenance from earlier cultures and periods.
Barbara Paganin and Patricia Lemaire
Link to other jewelry artists which the gallery represents:
Group Jewelry Artist Showing