Middlebury College Museum of Art

Tuesday, February 25

Secrets of Ancient Goldsmiths Demystified

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mahaney Arts Center, Room 125

Jeanette K. Caines


Ancient jewelers made astounding works of art, unrivalled in modern times, without the benefit of electricity or modern equipment of any kind. How did they do it? Join Jeanette K. Caines, master goldsmith and director of Jewelry Arts Inc., for a lecture on ancient goldsmithing techniques.

Chinese gold phoenix ornament
Photo: Jeanette K. Caines, courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art