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The History of Jet and Mourning Jewelry

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2720 NE 115th

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Seattle, Washington 98125

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"The History of Jet and Mourning Jewelry"

Lecture by David V. Horste

Date: 1/14 Time: 6pm-7pm Price: $10


David V. Horste of DVHdesigns will talk about the history of jet, a kind of gem grade lignite coal. Jet has a history in beads and ornament in diverse cultures that dates back 18,000 years. Jet use peaked in the 19th century as traditional mourning jewelry in Great Britain and America. David will also discuss it's decline due to simulants, his current work in jet making 21st century mourning beads, the metaphysical attributes of the material, as well as other stories that this 60 million old mineraloid has to tell.

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