10.00am - 11.00am Lecture: ‘Actress and Collector’
11.00am - 12.00pm Lecture: ‘Jewelry: On Stage & On Screen
12.00pm - 1.15pm Lunch Break
1.30pm - 2.30pm Lecture: ‘Couture & Fashion Jewelry’
2.30pm - 3.00pm Travel
3.00pm - 4.00pm Visit TBD
French, based in Switzerland, Vanessa Cron is a jewellery historian who has specialized in historic provenance research. Working 4 years for one of the most important expert dealer in antique jewellery and exceptional gemstones, and 15 years at Christie’s as Jewellery Archivist and Senior Cataloguer, she researched major jewels such as the Peregrina pearl, the Empress Eugenie ‘Feuille de Groseillier’ brooch, the ‘Blue Belle of Asia’ sapphire or the ‘Grand Mazarin’ diamond. She collaborated with author Vincent Meylan on the preparatory research for his book ‘Christie’s: the Jewellery archives revealed’ and is now an independent jewellery historian, lecturer and consultant. She is also in charge of the ‘History of Jewellery Design’ class at the Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD - Genève).