Join Bella Neyman on a special week-long seminar exploring the sparkling, and often controversial, world of diamonds. This course will be a combination of lectures taking place at Christie’s New York and off-site tours that will enhance the participants' understanding of the diamond industry and its players. Together we will visit the leading diamond purveyors in New York, learn about the most expensive diamonds throughout history, and get a behind the scenes look at this multifaceted industry. Participants will also get an exclusive preview of the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale on June 6th.
*limited number of spaces available
Bella Neyman is the co-founder of New York City Jewelry Week, a city-wide celebration of jewelry held annually in November. She is also an independent curator and writer specializing in contemporary art jewelry. She has organized multiple exhibitions in the United States and Europe including most recently, 45 Stories in Jewelry at the Museum of Arts and Design. Bella’s articles on decorative arts, fashion and jewelry have appeared in the New York Times, Metalsmith, American Craft and The Magazine Antiques amongst others. From 2014-2018, she was the director of the Gallery at Reinstein|Ross, a New York-based gallery specializing in contemporary jewelry. Bella has been on the Board of the Art Jewelry Forum since 2013. She lives with her husband and daughter in Brooklyn, NY.