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Monday, October 15, 2018

WJA Twin Cities | In The Know Conference Series | 21st Century Jade with Renee Newman

Start Date: 10/15/2018 6:00 PM CDT
End Date: 10/15/2018 8:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: Solar Arts Building

Location:
711 15th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN  United States  55413

Organization Name: WJA | Twin Cities Chapter

Contact:
Julie Burkhart-Haid
Email: twincitieschapter@womensjewelryassociation.com
Phone: 715-220-6013

  
21st Century Jade | Why It's Prized and How It's Tested and Valued with Renee Newman

 
Monday, October 15, 2018, 6 - 8:30pm
Author Renee Newman will be presenting an evening about why jade is prized and practical tips on how to distinguish fake and treated jade from natural jade using examples of modern jade jewelry and carvings.

Her presentation will help you:
  • Understand why jade is so prized
  • Tell the difference between jadeite and nephrite
  • Determine which types of jadeite and nephrite are most valued. Their value factors are not the same.
  • Detect fake jade using visual, tactile and auditory non-technical clues
  • Recognize when to be suspicious that jade has been treated with chemicals
  • Appreciate contemporary jade. 
 
Plenty of free parking on the street or side lot. Please enter at door on 15th.
Great food, drinks, and conversation starts at 6pm, with the presentation at 6:30.
Renee's books will be available for purchase at the event.
 
Location:  Solar Arts Building, 2nd floor
                 711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Time:        Monday, October 15, 2018  6-8:30pm
 
Event fee:
Members of WJA, GIA, MNJAG 
$20 pre-registered, $25 at the door
Guests
$30 pre-registered, $35 at the door
Contact us with any questions and we hope to see you at this enlightening event. 

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 10/15/2018 12:00 PM

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