The Jewel in a Man’s Eye

This talk was originally recorded as part of Goldsmiths’ Fair 2020

Gregory Parsons and Dr Irene Galandra Cooper come together to introduce the article they are researching on the wearing of jewellery by men in Renaissance history and 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.