New York Is Getting It’s Own Jewellery Week

Diana Bell-Heather   |   16 - 08 - 2018

Magpies listen up, New York will host it’s very own jewellery week this November.

 

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Bella Neyman and JB Jones.

 

Bella Neyman, director of Reinstein/Ross gallery, and consultant JB Jones have come together in their joint love of sparkle to organize the first annual event.

 

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Designed to appeal to jewellery professional and enthusiasts, the seven-day program will offer a platform for innovators, curators, retailers, and historians to share their knowledge and expertise through viewings and tours.

 

“Unlike a fair or a conference with everything happening under one roof, this is a cultural event across New York City. We are presenting the most public and the most personal art form that exists, and inviting people to take a closer look through numerous outlets. You can see notable examples in the museums’ collections, shop independent jewellers, or try your hand at soldering or casting at a makers’ space,” Jones told WWD.

 

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One of the highlights will be a curator lead excursion of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibit Jewellery: The Body Transformed.

 

Running from November 12 to 18, other participants include the Museum of Arts and Design, the 92nd Street Y Jewellery Center, Brooklyn Metal Works, and Tiffany & Co.