Materials in Focus: Pearls

Date
30 Mar 2021 · 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Price
Free, £3, £5 or £10 (Pay what you can)
Venue
Online via Zoom [GMT]
Event type
Events
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How are pearls farmed? What factors should you consider when sourcing them? How can you tell the difference between farmed and false pearls?

Join Wendy Graham for a deep dive into the world of South Sea, Tahitian, Akoya, Freshwater and wild pearls, in our next instalment of the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Materials in Focus talks series.

Who is the speaker?

Wendy Graham founded specialist pearl jewellery company pearlescence.co.uk, nearly 20 years ago, and has travelled extensively to find pearls as well as working on pearl farms. She is the author of recently-published Pearls: A Practical Guide (Crowood).