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From cracked paintings to micro-mosaics
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Claudia Carlettitoday5 November 2022

From cracked paintings to micro-mosaics – The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection of micro-mosaics

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert collection is one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of micro-mosaics. Arthur Gilbert coined the term ‘micro-mosaic’ himself and supported the pioneering publications and exhibitions on the subject. During this lecture, Alice Minter, Curator of the Rosalinde & Arthur Gilbert, will present renowned highlights from ...

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Collecting Antique Jewellery
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Claudia Carlettitoday5 November 2022

Collecting Antique Jewellery

Speakers: Jewellery historian Vivienne Becker and Helen Molesworth, Dr GenevièveDavies, Senior Curator of Jewellery, Victoria & Albert Museum, London   Together, Vivienne Becker and Helen Molesworth discuss the role of the Victoria & Albert Museum Collection, as both education and inspiration, in our jewellery world today. They will talk about ...

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What makes exceptional design?
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Claudia Carlettitoday4 November 2022

What makes exceptional design?

Panel discussion moderated by Katerina Perez (influencer), with David Roux-Fouillet (Head of the Department of Product Design, Jewellery and Accessories, HEAD Geneva), Olivier Bachet (expert), Vivienne Becker (jewellery historian, author) and Alix Dumas (Designer)   Sometimes we look at a piece of jewellery and we fall in love with it ...

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Justine Lamarretoday4 November 2022

Entre science et commerce, ce que les gemmes disent de nous

La classification des gemmes est l’une des problématiques les plus sensibles qui anime actuellement le marché des pierres précieuses. Étrangement, dans un marché parfaitement globalisé et international, aucune standardisation n’existe encore.   Chaque laboratoire obéit à ses propres règles et chaque pays possède sa législation sur le sujet.Négociants, experts, et ...

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Conceptualiser un design
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Justine Lamarretoday3 November 2022

Conceptualiser un design

« Rien ne se perd, tout se transforme ». C’est avec cette formule, empruntée au chimiste français Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (1743-1794), que GemGenève invite cette année une nouvelle génération de talents à exprimer sa créativité. En résonance avec l’urgence climatique et les enjeux environnementaux de notre époque, le thème choisi pour le concours de ...

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Enamelling: Fabergé best kept secret
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Claudia Carlettitoday8 May 2022

Enamelling: Fabergé best kept secret

Speakers: Fondation Fabergé – Dr. Bernard Ivaldi, Alexandra Blin Kourbatoff   The art of enamel in Russia is intricately tied to the ancient cultural traditions of the Byzantine Empire, which spread to the territory of Egypt, France, and Italy, becoming the foundation of the technical traditions of enamel art in ...

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The necklace: from antiquity to the present
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Claudia Carlettitoday7 May 2022

The necklace: from antiquity to the present

Speaker: Amanda Triossi   This talk will introduce the readers to the stylistic development of the necklace – from its origins to recent times. Through this overview the readers will not only appreciate the extraordinary stylistic development of the necklace, which is linked largely to the changes of fashion, but ...

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