117 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830. Phone: 203-869-6899 Ext. 10.
On Thursday, February 3, 2011 from 6PM to 8PM the Greenwich Historical Society will sponsor an event at Betteridge Jewelers. Held in conjunction with the Historical Society's current exhibition, From This Day Forward: Looking Back at Greenwich Weddings, will showcase vintage wedding jewelry from Betteridge's estate collection. as well as examples of more contemporary trends in engagement and wedding rings. Humorous and educational presentations will be made by Terry Betteridge, Simon Teakle and Warren Lagerloef. All three are seasoned experts, not only in the fine art of wedding jewelry, but also in the science of long and successful marriages. Wedding photographs and documents from the Historical Society's Archinves will also be displayed. Lovers of history, those with an eye for fine craftsmanship and couples of all ages who are ready to take the plunge will enjoy this unique opportunity to learn about jewelry designed to be worn for a lifetime. Admission is free but reservations are required due to limited space.