Monthly Archives: October 2012


“Seen both as a natural material and a cultural concept the pearl is full of inherent contradictions..”

Melanie Georgacopoulos shared interesting insights into her contemporary work with pearls and her industry experiences.

Damian Skinner

Visiting fellow at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Dr Damian Skinner is an art historian, author and curator currently specialising in the discourse around contemporary jewellery from his native New Zealand and around the world. We were very pleased to welcome Damian to talk about his current project exploring the different contexts through which we interact with jewellery.