The Queen’s Private Diamond Collection
Afternoon Tea with Adrian Dickens
Date: Monday 7 August
Venue: Healesville Country Club
Cost: $40 per person includes afternoon tea
Australian jeweller, Adrian Dickens, went to Buckingham Palace to see the Queen’s Private Diamond Collection Exhibition held as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration.
In this illustrated lecture, Adrian will share the history and craftsmanship of these diamonds from a jeweller’s point of view. Learn how diamonds are reworked to reflect changes in fashion and hear the stories behind the Russian tiaras, necklaces from India and the great South African diamonds.