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The Glittering Past: A Brief But Dazzling Look At New England’s Historic Jewelry

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Connecticut Historical Society
1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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On June 13, Curator Laura Johnson of Historic New England will take guests on a glittering tour through Historic New England’s jewelry collection. Spanning nearly 400 years, this illustrated talk and hands-on workshop highlights major styles and materials from costume jewelry to horsehair, Victorian to mid-century Modern, with images of jewelry along with portraits, photographs, and textiles. See and handle pieces of historic jewelry, and view a small pop-up exhibit of CHS’s historic jewelry collection.

$10 for members, $15 for non-members, free with subscription for members of the CHS Fashion and Textile Council

Please pre-register at rsvp@chs.org or by calling 860-236-5621, ext. 238. Find more information here.