Princeton, NJ: On Thursday, May 11, Rago’s Katherine Van Dell and Jennifer Pitman host an author talk and book signing with Elizabeth Hamilton, co-author of “Oscar Heyman: The Jewelers’ Jeweler” and Tom Heyman, third generation owner of the Oscar Heyman, Inc. Held at Princeton’s Present Day Club, admission is free by reservation, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Oscar Heyman is known for creating jewels for some of the most prestigious jewelry brands in world, including Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Harry Winston, Van Cleef & Arpels, Shreve, Crump & Low and Black, Starr & Frost. “Oscar Heyman: The Jewelers’ Jeweler” details the designer’s journey from apprenticeship to one of the most influential American jewelers of the 20th century and contains over sixty photographs of the company’s modern and vintage pieces, as well as full-color draft drawings from the firm’s archives. Forbes Magazine proclaims “This book will bring the American high jeweler out from the background of the industry and to the jewelry loving general public.” Copies available for purchase and signing.
The event also features a preview of highlights from Rago’s June 11 Fine Jewelry Auction.
Those interested in attending are asked to reserve their seat by phone at 609-397-9374, ext. 119, or by email at [email protected]