THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Part III

A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. You may read Part I and Part II by scrolling down blog updates. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler Picture #1. Icons tell of a perfect world illuminated by the sun of justice. You see: Golden candle holders and a […]

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THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Part II

A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. Photo credit: Christoph Ziegler Picture #1. In modern Greece “miraculous icons” inside a church are decorated with identity jewellery: wedding rings, crosses, engagement earrings, as well as silver or gold plaquets. The votives or the jewellery is placed […]

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THE EMOTIONAL VALUE OF JEWELLERY: “Offering jewellery to the ones who can not wear it: Burying the dead with jewellery, adorning icons with jewellery in contemporary Greece.” Part I

A pitch by Loukia Richards for the JEWELLERY MATTERS International Symposium at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 16 November 2017. Photo credit: Loukia Richards   Picture #1.”Cosmos means universe and jewellery in Greek, suggesting that something bigger is at stake. In the Sanctuary of Aphrodite in the Acropolis of Athens, lovers still place roses, jewellery and stones at […]

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JEWELLERY MATTERS!

I have the pleasure to present a pitch on “The Emotional Value of Jewellery” during the International Symposium JEWELLERY MATTERS in Rijks Museum Amsterdam on 16 November 2017 (today at 15.45). The symposium pays tribute to the same name book by jewellery collector and scholar Marjon Unger of Amsterdam. I would never have been able […]

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