Independent Registered Valuers Conference September 12-14, 2014 Loughborough, UK On a beautiful midlands campus, Loughborough University plays host each year for the annual IRV conference. This was the authors third appearance at this conference. Attendees are treated to main presentations and several workshops. The session opened with Dr. Elizabeth Goring, independent curator, writer, and consultant. She has been researching the woman’s suffragette movement of the early 1900s. The fascinating facts and stories of real women’s lives and experiences were tied to the jewelry representing their stories. Jewelry of that era was colored green, white, and violet as the first letters of these colors stood for Give Women the right to Vote. Joanna Whalley, senior metals conservator of the Victoria Albert Museum, took us on her first tour of India. She noted during her talk that while watching a stone cutter cutting some cabochons, that they were glass filled (composite). She was told that the rough was supplied....    
Independent Registered Valuers Conference September 12-14, 2014 Loughborough, UK On a beautiful midlands campus, Loughborough University plays host each year for the annual IRV conference. This was the authors third appearance at this conference. Attendees are treated to main presentations and several workshops. The session opened with Dr. Elizabeth Goring, independent curator, writer, and consultant. She has been researching the woman’s suffragette movement of the early 1900s. The fascinating facts and stories of real women’s lives and experiences were tied to the jewelry representing their stories. Jewelry of that era was colored green, white, and violet as the first letters of these colors stood for Give Women the right to Vote. Joanna Whalley, senior metals conservator of the Victoria Albert Museum, took us on her first tour of India. She noted during her talk that while watching a stone cutter cutting some cabochons, that they were glass filled (composite). She was told that the rough was supplied....    

Conferences – Independent Registered Valuers Conference

Posted on November 2, 2015 by Richard B. Drucker, GG (GIA), FGA

Independent Registered Valuers Conference September 12-14, 2014 Loughborough, UK On a beautiful midlands campus, Loughborough University plays host each year for the annual IRV conference. This was the authors third appearance at this conference. Attendees are treated to main presentations and several workshops. The session opened with Dr. Elizabeth Goring, independent curator, writer, and consultant. She has been researching the woman’s suffragette movement of the early 1900s. The fascinating facts and stories of real women’s lives and experiences were tied to the jewelry representing their stories. Jewelry of that era was colored green, white, and violet as the first letters of these colors stood for Give Women the right to Vote. Joanna Whalley, senior metals conservator of the Victoria Albert Museum, took us on her first tour of India. She noted during her talk that while watching a stone cutter cutting some cabochons, that they were glass filled (composite). She was told that the rough was supplied....    

GemWorld articles are accessible by GemGuide members only. To access our archive of articles and get many other great features and benefits, become a member now!

Become a member