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December 2020 Zoom Speaker Series General Meeting: Friday 4 December

4 December, 2020 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Francesca Cartier Brickell

KCWC is excited Francesca Cartier Brickell, author of “The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewellery Empire”  will address us via Zoom from her French home.  Ms. Cartier-Brickell has spoken worldwide about her family’s history in sold-out lectures at the V&A Museum and through webinars from Melbourne to Mumbai.  We are thrilled she has accepted our invitation to share the captivating story of the family behind the famed Cartier empire as retold in her bestselling book, 100 signed copies of which are available via the KCWC website (see Posts for your easy purchase direct link to Daunt books).

At the heart of the jewellery dynasty are three Cartier brothers, Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, whose motto was “Never Copy, Only Create.”  Together they revolutionised the design, cut and sale of gemstones into some of the most iconic jewellery worn by the most famous names.  Her late grandfather, Jean-Jacques Cartier, was the last of the family to own and manage a branch of the firm founded in 1847.  Join us to hear how an impromptu discovery, while searching for a bottle of champagne in her grandfather’s basement, revealed a treasure trove of long-lost family archives on which her book is based.

This is a special holiday treat free to our members and offered to guests via the purchase of a book on the Posted link. Go to Posts on our website to find the KCWC dedicated link. 

**Members please note that our December Speaker Francesca Cartier Brickell will be our hostess. Therefore registration details for this GM are different than you receiving by eBlast a club wide link accessible to every member.
In order to be online Friday 4 December at 10:45 for our 11 AM presentation, you MUST COMPLETE the REGISTRATION LINK Below and submit it to Ms Brickell. KCWC will not be able to send a link to this webinar before or on the day of the meeting. 
Please note if you are unable to attend on Friday 4 December, your completion and submission of this link will allow you access to the video of the talk anytime through 11 December.**
*On registration, the link to join the webinar will be sent to the email address you will have given.*


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