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Jewelry and Fashion: A Modern History

Thu, Nov 21 / 6:30 pm

Jewelry scholar and author of the forthcoming Adorning Fashion: The History of Costume Jewelry (November 2019), Deanna Farneti Cera will discuss the history of costume jewelry from its invention in the 1700s to its accomplishments, both technically and artistically, in the present day. The presentation will be followed by a conversation between Cera and Barbara Paris Gifford, curator of the Museum's upcoming jewelry exhibition, 45 Stories.

This program is co-presented with New York City Jewelry Week.


In accordance with the Mayor of New York City’s Emergency Executive Order, all attendees are required to provide I.D. and proof of vaccination against Covid-19. Learn more about the Museum’s health and safety protocols.

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