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Join mourning jewelry expert Hayden Peters (www.artofmourning.com), as he takes you through jewelry history that shaped our modern identity. Mourning fashion, culture and art defined how a person presented themselves in society and this presentation will travel between the 18th and 19th Century to show jewels as they were worn, how they were worn and why they were worn.
The presentation will last for an hour with a Q&A session afterwards.
About The Speaker
Hayden Peters is a Jewellery Historian, Lecturer and Experience Designer. He is an authority on the topic of mourning and sentimental jewellery, which is his primary passion. He founded the Art of Mourning website in 2005 as his teaching platform to share knowledge and educate about this importnat part of history between the years 1400-1920. The website reaches thousands of international students and collectors daily, with over 800 articles detailing the history of early-modern society, politics, design and fashion. Hayden has appeared on television, appeared in international publications, museum installations and written for academic publications.