workshop

Mourning Jewellery Discovery

Mourning Jewellery Discovery

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Our experience leader Hayden Peters been teaching mourning jewellery history since 2005 worldwide, showcased in museums, written articles & been on TV. The topic of grief & love in jewels is one of the most beautiful & important factors that defined who we are today. They give us a look into how our own ancestors behaved, which wasn’t as different as how we are today! These little tokens…
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What we’ll do

You will be invited to view a collection of jewels from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and taken on a narrative about how they guided the course of modern history. This is an interactive workshop, where you can handle materials, such as human hair jewellery, and ask questions about how and why they were created. This is for the lover of history, art and fashion, where you can discover…

What else you should know

The night is designed for our guests to have fun and learn in one of Melbourne's most iconic jewellery stores.

What I’ll provide

Soft drinks

What to bring

A camera or phone is welcome to record the jewels!

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workshop
$60 per person
$60 per person