John conducts over 50 presentations, jewellery events and days of special interest every year and is a popular speaker for the National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies (NADFAS).
Talks are frequently accompanied by a hands-on workshop where members of the audience bring along their own jewellery to be identified and valued. These events are particularly popular with corporate clients wishing to entertain groups of delegates and ladiesí luncheon clubs. John has lectured all over the world and has been asked to accompany cruises to the Baltic and the Mediterranean as a guest speaker. In 2006 he delivered a keynote speech to the Annual Jewellery Conference in America and has lectured at both Sothebyís Institute and Christieís Education.
John Benjamin is well-known from his appearances on BBC Televisionís national institution the Antiques Roadshow. He is author of Starting To Collect Antique Jewellery and is co-author with Paul Atterbury of Arts and Crafts to Art Deco: The Jewellery and Silver of
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Talks are frequently accompanied by a hands-on workshop where members of the audience bring along their own jewellery to be identified and valued.