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Art of Mourning

Fellows invites you to join mourning jewellery expert Hayden Peters, as he takes you through 500 years of jewellery history.

Discover how mourning fashion, culture and art defined how a person presented themselves in society. This presentation will travel between the years of 1400 to 1920 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. This will then be followed by a complimentary drinks reception.

Location: 29 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5DT 
Date: 16th January 2019
 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Please note, spaces are limited. RSVP now to secure your place.

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.