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‘Making Visions’: the Jewellery of artist Charles Ricketts (online at 1:45pm)

Lecture on Monday 6th September 2021 at 1:45PM

Lecturer: Helen Ritchie

This lecture is not being recorded so will only be available at the scheduled time.

An in-depth look at the unique jewellery created by flamboyant artist Charles Ricketts at the turn of the twentieth century. His intricate and richly-enamelled neo-Renaissance pieces were designed as gifts for his many friends including May Morris and the fascinating couple known as Michael Field.

Helen Ritchie is Curator of Modern Applied Arts at The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. She studied at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and the University of the Arts London, and has worked at numerous institutions including the Royal Collection Trust, Christie's, Harrogate Museums and the British Museum. She is a Trustee of the Society of Jewellery Historians.

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