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American Jewelry

A Cultural Stroll Through The Decades

2019-06-12 19:00:00 2019-06-12 20:30:00 America/New_York American Jewelry Marilyn Visakay, certified appraiser, will discuss how American jewelry evolved throughout 20th century America. Tips to safeguard and preserve vintage and antique jewelry will also be addressed. Watchung branch

Wednesday, June 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-12 19:00:00 2019-06-12 20:30:00 America/New_York American Jewelry Marilyn Visakay, certified appraiser, will discuss how American jewelry evolved throughout 20th century America. Tips to safeguard and preserve vintage and antique jewelry will also be addressed. Watchung branch

Watchung branch

Bicentennial Room

Marilyn Visakay, certified appraiser, will discuss how American jewelry evolved throughout 20th century America. Tips to safeguard and preserve vintage and antique jewelry will also be addressed.

This lecture is a brief overview that highlights how American jewelry evolved and changed throughout the decades in 20th century America.  Marilyn Visakay will discuss (historically) the shapes, materials used and the impact that culture, industrialization, Hollywood and the fashion industry had on American designs, designers and manufacturers.  The audience will also learn how to safeguard and preserve their vintage and antique treasures. 

Marilyn Visakay is a certified, accredited appraiser, consultant and lecturer with over 25 years experience in the field of antiques and decorative arts.  

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Common Heritage initiative has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these Library programs do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Will you need a special accommodation (including food allergy if applicable to the program)? If so, please contact the library and provide at least two weeks notice prior to the event date and the library will make every effort to honor all requests. Thereafter, requests will still be considered and may have less of a chance of being honored.

Watchung branch

watchung@sclibnj.org
Phone: 908-458-8455
Branch manager
Hannah Kerwin

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:30AM to 9:00PM
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Fri, Apr 19 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 Closed

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