A very interesting talk on 19th Century Maltese Filigree Jewellery
is being delivered by Marika Azzopardi BA (Hons), AJP at the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. Mrs Azzopardi will delve into the different aspects of filigree jewellery, Malta in the 19th Century and what led to Maltese Filigree acquiring such a strong placing amongst other Mediterranean and European jewellery forms.
Marika Azzopardi is a well-known and prolific journalist, writer, art reviewer and blogger as well as being a qualified Art Historian who has carried out an in-depth research into the topic of Maltese Filigree Jewellery, the first of its kind in Malta. She has researched Maltese Filigree Jewellery in several Maltese Museums and private collections as well as at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, amongst others. Mrs Azzopardi organised a filigree exhibition at Palazzo Castellania, Valletta in 2009.
The talk will be held on Thursday, 22 November 2012 at 6.30pm at The Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce, 219 Republic Street, Valletta. It will be delivered in the Maltese language and supported by plenty of images. Entrance is free.