CJCI CONVENTION 2015
Oct. 16-18, 2015
Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
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We cordially invite WJA Members to join us to two jewelry workshop modules being held Friday, Oct. 16th and Sunday October 18th, 2015. Each workshop module is purchased separately.
THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR, SO PURCHASE YOUR ADMISSION EARLY!
The convention workshops commence on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early for seating.Tickets will not be sold at the door. Please bring your PayPal receipt for admission.
Friday’s workshops located in the Gaspee room include:
“Glam to Groovy: Fashion and Jewelry Design in the 1960s”
Melinda Lewis, co-founder of CJCI and author of The Napier Co., will kick off our Glam to Groovy weekend by exploring the social, cultural, and political climate and changes that influenced fashion and jewelry design during the 1960s. Going beyond rhinestones and brushed metal, explore the almost-forgotten era of this decade’s Victorian and Edwardian revival styles and get your groove on with Fantasy, Space Age and Op Art influences typically associated with the 1960s.
““My Work with Vendome – Coro’s Upscale Designer Line.””
In this session, jewelry designer Tony Angeli will talk about his career as a jewelry designer and enlighten the audience about his six-year career with Vendome.
“Adrian Scannavino: The Untold Story of The Man Behind Adrian Classics;
His History with Bulova, Pennino, Trifari and Others”
Adrian Scannavino was one of the premiere masters of costume jewelry design. His influence during the early- to mid-1900s in costume jewelry design and manufacturing is evident through the cultivation of history Michael Whalton has curated. During this session, Michael will share this never-before-seen archive consisting of a museum-level collection, related materials, and the personal history of Adrian Scannavino – a man who emigrated from Italy in the early 20th century, and became immersed in the world of jewelry design. During his lifetime, Scannavino touched nearly every major costume jewelry company in New York City that worked with “white metal.” His company, Adrian Classics, manufactured for Nettie Rosenstein, Natacha Brooks, Norma Company, Walter Lampl, Lavenia Company, and the Nordic Silver Company for which Frederick Bieberbach designed. Scannavino’s “By Adrian” hallmark is seldom seen, and his personal art line of jewelry is very rare. Learn how to identify pieces with his hidden trademark, and discover the mysterious legacy he left behind.
SPECIAL WJA MEMBER PRICE $40.00.
To purchase entry to this three-session workshop block use the PayPal link below.
Sunday’s convention workshops commence at 9:30 a.m., on Oct. 18, 2015. Please arrive 15 minutes early for seating. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Please bring your PayPal receipt for admission.
Sunday’s workshops located in the Gaspee room include:
“One Man’s Treasure: Across Time The Changing Perceptions of Value”
Renown couture designer, draws from his family’s life-long involvement in the jewelry business. This lecture will explore the history of ‘fake’ jewels from early Egyptian synthesized emeralds to contemporary cultured diamonds!
“The Influence of Vintage Costume Jewelry on Contemporary, Fashion, and Ready-to-Wear Jewelry Design”
Sponsored by the Providence Women’s Jewelry Association, we are proud to present Barbara Raleigh, a long-time jewelry industry professional, to talk about today’s market and the influence of vintage costume jewelry has on contemporary, fashion, and ready-to-wear jewelry. Barbara will share expertise pulling from years of industry involvement as a designer, adjunct professor, senior executive, public relations and marketing expert. Her talk will involve a plethora of images and reference material related to this very important topic.
SPECIAL WJA MEMBER PRICE $30.00.
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Don’t miss this opportunity to see table after table filled with sparkling collectible jewelry offered by 70 dealers at the CJCI Convention 2015 Show & Sale. The sale is open to the public with FREE admission!
Date: Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, R.I.
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