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TimeLine Auctions Seminar: From Goldsmith’s Hammer to Auction Hammer - Authenticating Gold

By Dr. Jack Ogden FSA, FGA

Dr. Jack Ogden is a world-renowned jewellery industry analyst and a leading expert on jewellery history, with a special focus on the development of materials and technology, its dating, authenticity, and identifying forgeries. He has written and lectured worldwide and taught courses at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Institute of Fine Arts (New York) and Institute of Archaeology (London).

He has a unique insight into the international gem and jewellery trade. Between 1994 and 2000 he was Secretary General to CIBJO (The World Jewellery Confederation) and between 2004 and 2012 was Chief Executive of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A). He has served on the UK Government Treasure Committee for fourteen years, latterly as vice-chairman. He has been editor of both 'The Jeweller' and 'Gems and Jewellery' magazines and a contributor to other jewellery trade journals.

Dr. Ogden is an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and has been awarded a Doctorate from Durham University (Egyptology), the Gem-A Gemmology Diploma (with distinction), and the Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics (with distinction) from the Institute of Art Law.

Starts 6pm, 5th December 2016:
Auction Champagne reception
The Swedenborg Hall
20-21 Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2TH