The Art and Artistry of Wallace Chan


Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 7:30pm


Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

"The Art and Artistry of Wallace Chan" lecture

Wallace Chan, Jewelry Artist

Wallace Chan is known internationally for his exceptional work as a jewelry artist and innovator. Gemstones have been the focus of his life for over forty years, since becoming a gemstone-carving apprentice at age sixteen. His innovations have included the use of titanium in jewelry creation, the invention of a patented jadeite thinning and luminosity-enhancing technology, and the use of unique gemstone settings without metal claws. In this presentation, Wallace Chan will share the philosophies, inspirations, emotions, and processes behind his artwork.

Lecture. Free and open to the public.

Free parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.

Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History in collaboration with the Fashion Council of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

See also: Public Lectures