Talk Past event Monday, 3 June 2019

From Queen Victoria to Paddington Bear

Celebrate the re-opening of the Jewellery Gallery with a discussion about the exquisite items on display.

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £15.00 - £18.00

    Includes wine reception.

Past Event
From Queen Victoria to Paddington Bear photo

From 11 April 2019 at the heart of the newly refreshed William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery will be the sapphire and diamond coronet designed for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1840, a magnificent gift from William and Judith Bollinger and their sons. Join curator Richard Edgcumb for a discussion of the seventy new gifts and loans now on display, including the superb Kashmira Bulsara Collection of Art Deco vanity cases, jewellery by Charlotte de Syllas and Ute Decker, and a gold pendant of Paddington Bear by Cartier.