Fashion

Online Gem Talk: Ancient Greek and Roman Jewellery

Alexandra will be exploring the beauty of the jewellery worn by the Ancient Greek and Roman civilisationsWe're delving back into the ancient world with this online gem talk! Alexandra is thrilled to be discussing the jewellery created during the height of these two ancient civilisations. Touching on both the history and heritage of these empires, […]

Online Gem Talk: Ancient Egyptian Jewellery

Continuing with our exploration of jewellery from the ancient world, in this talk Alexandra will discuss the jewellery worn by the EgyptiansContinuing our ever popular Ancient World gem talks, in this talk Alexandra will be showcasing some of the fine craftsmanship seen in the jewellery produce by the Egyptians in the height of their empire!This […]

Online Gem Talk: Medieval Jewellery

Following on from the ancient world, Alexandra is exploring the jewellery created during the Medieval Age.The Medieval World was full of gold, gemstones and beauty! Join Alexandra as she explores the detailed designs of this ancient period of jewellery making.This talk will begin at 7:00pm (GMT), which translates to the following times:8:00 pm (CET)2:00 pm […]

Fashion on the Silk Roads: 500 – 1300 AD with Professor Susan Whitfield

Silk Road scholar Professor Susan Whitfield recreates the life and fashions of the men and women who lived along the Silk RoadsProfessor Susan Whitfield brings to life the fashions of the inhabitants of the Silk Roads between AD 500 - 1300.In the first millennium AD, merchants, nuns, diplomats, soldiers and slaves travelled the vast network […]

Online Gem Talk: Renaissance Jewellery and Early Modern Jewellery

In this talk Alexandra will be delving into the Renaissance and Early Modern periodsIn this exciting talk Alexandra will be exploring the jewelelry created during the Renaissance and Early Modern Period. She'll be discussing a plethora of jewellery as well as the unique styles and patterns woven into the jewellery from this period.This talk will […]

Online Gem Talk: Jewellery of European Royal Families

Alexandra will be exploring the jewellery worn by some of the most recognised Royal Families in European History.We’re diving into the European Royalty realm with this online gem talk! Alexandra is delighted to share her insight on various jewellery collections of European Royal Families, displaying elegant heirlooms and gemstones that have been within the families […]

Online Gem Talk: Victorian Jewellery

Alexandra will be exploring the jewellery created during the Victorian PeriodFor this online gem talk, we will be discussing the elegance of the 19th century. This talk highlights Victorian jewellery and the regal effect it has imprinted for decades. Alexandra will be discussing the creation of Victorian jewellery while highlighting their historical significance and eye-catching […]

VISIONS IN BLUE

A sumptuous indulgence in this most beautiful and beguiling colour, with vintage and antique fashions from the History Wardrobe collection

Online Gem Talk: The History of Tiaras

Focusing on Tiaras, Alexandra will be exploring this unique piece of jewellery and how it's developed and evolvedLearn about the enchanting history of tiaras in the new online gem talk! Alexandra will be discussing the history of this statement headpiece throughout the centuries of different powerful figures and families. Join us to learn more about […]