Afternoon Tea with Adrian Dickens: The Queen’s Private Diamond Collection

The Queen’s Private Diamond Collection

Afternoon Tea with Adrian Dickens

Monday 7 August

Venue: Healesville Country Club

Time: 2.30pm-4.00pm

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.