FASHION JEWELRY: THE COLLECTION OF BARBARA BERGER
Harrice Miller is an internationally recognized jewelry historian, consultant, appraiser, author and dealer in collectible fashion jewelry. She is the author of five jewelry books, including three price guides, Kenneth Jay Lane: Faking It, and Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger, for which she was the Guest Curator for the exhibition of the same name at the Museum of Arts and Design in 2013-14.
Transformations in Style” A visual progression of jewelry from the Victorian to the Art Deco eras
Lisa Stockhammer-Mial is the owner and president of The Three Graces, and retailer of fine antique, vintage and period jewelry, established in 2002. The Three Graces’ jewelry has been featured numerous times in Vogue Magazine, including a lifestyle spread shot by Annie Leibowitz, as well as in the New York Times, In Style, and in two books. Lisa’s expertise on antique jewelry has been called upon for quotes in a number of articles over the years in Rapaport Magazine.
Anonymous is A Jeweler, Too. In praise of excellence and quality in unsigned jewelry
Ruth Peltason is a respected author, editor, jewelry historian, and lecturer. Her career spans the arts, publishing, and luxury goods businesses, where she has worked with distinguished critics, high-end collectors, museums, auction houses, and leading arts organizations. Ruth has lectured at such museums as the Cooper Hewitt, New York; Winterthur, Delaware; Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach; and the LA County Museum of Art. She has written for 1stdibs, Vanity Fair, Air Mail, Sotheby’s, the Natural Diamond Council, and ASJH [American Society of Jewelry Historians].
Her books on jewelry include Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry; Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels; David Webb: The Quintessential American Jeweler; Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s; and Living Jewels. Ruth is currently at work on a major survey, Modern Jewels: Redefining Jewelry Style in the 1960s & 1970s, which will be published by Thames & Hudson.