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The Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos announces the Turquoise Legend Jewelry Show and Sale on Sept. 6-8.
The show features more than 30 jewelry artists and six woodworkers making unique jewelry boxes, exhibiting and selling their items.
“We are thrilled to bring such a high quality of jewelry to the museum,” Peter S. Seibert, executive director, Millicent Rogers Museum said. “Our namesake, fashionista Millicent Rogers, had one of the largest private collections of turquoise and silver jewelry in the world. Housed here at the museum, it is the perfect backdrop for this spectacular show and sale of contemporary jewelry by both established and up-and-coming artists.”
The show and sale will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 6 with a ticketed reception, $30 per person. The show and sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 7-8.
Entrance to the show is free with museum admission fee. Two lectures, will be during the show.
ABC’s of Turquoise by Ernie Montoya and Dan Hall of Sun West Silver will be presented at 2 p.m. Sept. 6.
A Primer on Silver Jewelry Making by Sabra Sowell-Lovejoy, professional jeweler and teacher will be presented at 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Both lectures are free with museum admission on each day. A special feature of the show will be a daily hunt for an actual piece of jewelry hidden somewhere in the museum. Follow the clues and you will find a truly exceptional piece of jewelry to keep.
For more information call 575-758-2462, or visit the website at millicentogers.org.