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LECTURE CANCELLED 'From Downton to Gatsby. Jewellery and Fashion 1890 - 1929' Andrew Prince Wednesday 18 March 2020

For the series Downton Abbey, Andrew was commissioned to produce many jewels for the main characters, and this inspired him to create a talk based on Downton and the changing styles of the time portrayed.

Jewellery and Fashion are often seen as two entirely separate and distinct fields of design, but this is very far from the case. In his talk, Andrew guides you through the extraordinary periods and events between 1890 and 1929, where the great fashion houses collaborated with the finest of jewellers to produce works of art of outstanding quality and glittering opulence. Along with this, he discusses the clients and patrons who commissioned the jewels and how they were worn with the sumptuous gowns.