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Fellows sponsors ‘Forensic Jewelry’ webinar June 24

Forensic Jewelry
Through a case study approach, Dr. Maria Maclennan’s talk will discuss some of her award-winning research into the area of Forensic Jewelry, investigating the ways in which jewelry can assist with human identification in investigations of death, crime and disaster. Alan Richardson photo, courtesy of ‘The Times’

BIRMINGHAM, UK – A webinar discussing research into Forensic Jewelry will be given by Maria Maclennan Ph.D. and hosted by Fellows Auctioneers via Zoom on Wednesday, June 24.

The event will focus on the ways in which jewelry can assist investigations with human identification in case of death, crime and disaster. Tickets are priced at £5 and can be purchased here.

Currently a lecturer in jewelry and silversmithing at Edinburgh College of Art, Dr. Maclennan is an interdisciplinary designer and researcher with a professional background in both jewelry and forensics. She has worked alongside a number of high-profile organizations internationally across academia and law enforcement, deploying across the globe to help identify jewelry recovered after mass fatalities.

Alexandra Whittaker, Public Relations & Communications Manager at Fellows Auctioneers, who is behind the event, said: “We are excited to have Dr. Maclennan host a fascinating, interactive webinar. Anyone who buys a ticket to this event is in for a huge treat. Dr. Maclennan’s unique area research is utterly captivating. By exploring this rare and nuanced area, she opens our eyes to the important role jewelry plays in people’s lives and their death.”

The program will begin at 6 p.m. British Summer Time.

Those who are interested in the event but can’t attend will be able to purchase a recording of the webinar. Contact Fellows on

Founded in Birmingham in 1876, Fellows are a family-run firm of auctioneers and valuers.

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