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Asian Jewelry Conference


Saturday, September 20, 2014

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$350 for each day

A full day of presentations on Asian jewelry by leading scholars in the decorative arts. Registration includes admission to the Rubin’s collection of Himalayan art.

Katherine Anne Paul, PhD, Curator, The Newark Museum, Asian Arts Department

Keynote: Material and Spiritual Riches: Jewels and Jewelry in Himalayan Arts

Eric Hoffman, Jade Collector and Researcher - Jade, The Precious Stone of Heaven

Michael Teller, TK Antiques - Scientifically Documenting Asian Antiquities: The Dating of Gold

Robert Mintz, Ph.D, Chief Curator, Walters Art Museum - Use and Re-Use of Japanese Lacquer for Decorative Arts

Cecilia Levin, Researcher, Harvard University - Ancient Javanese Jewelry

Margaret Duda, Author of Four Centuries of Silver Ornaments, Personal Adornment in the Qing Dynasty and After, Traditional Chinese Toggles - Chinese Silver Jewelry 

Susan Ollemans, Susan Ollemans Oriental Art - Indian Period Jewelry

Emily Banis Stoehrer, Assistant Professor at Fisher College, Boston - Asian Textiles: All that Glitters Isn’t Gold

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There is a separate registration for the Study Day, Sunday September 21, 2014.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$350 for each day

A full day of tours and studio visits on Asian jewelry.

The Study Day includes:

  • Brunch
  • Tour of gems in the collection of the Rubin Museum
  • Visit to selected dealers exhibiting for Asia Week in the Fuller Building
  • High tea at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Petrie Court Cafe
  • Tour of the Bishop jade collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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There is a separate registration for the Conference, Saturday September 20, 2014.

Photo: Matthieu Ricard