The Fine Art of Gem Carving with Erica Van Pelt

Take advantage of an extraordinary opportunity to hear directly from Erica Van Pelt, world renowned professional gem photographer and wife of master carver Harold Van Pelt. This visually stunning lecture will provide an inside look at the process of collecting gems and minerals at mines in Brazil and around the globe, from carving the rough to creating a masterpiece. Works on display in the Bowers’ current exhibit, Gemstone Carvings: Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt, will be featured as the process of their creation is illuminated.

Ticketed Event: Member or with paid museum admission $9 I General $12 PURCHASE TICKETS 

PURCHASE TICKETS AT BOWERS.ORG, BY PHONE AT 714.567.3677, OR ON SITE. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs and are non-refundable. 

Image credit: Agate Rhyton © 2010 Harold and Erica Van Pelt

Event details

April 28, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm