The Jewel in a Man’s Eye: Men Wearing Jewellery in Renaissance & Contemporary Western Society


Dr Irene Galandra Cooper is an expert in historic jewellery, particularly from the Renaissance period, having gained her PhD in History from Cambridge. Gregory Parsons, originally a textile designer, has worked in the contemporary crafts field for many years as an independent curator.

Here the two come together to introduce the article they are researching on the wearing of jewellery by men in Renaissance history and contemporary western society.

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