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museum director

Elise Besson Misiorowski, museum director. Volunteer Peace Corps, Honduras, 1966—1969; Member of American Society Jewelry Historians, Society Jewellery Historians, Women's Jewelry Association.

Background

Misiorowski, Elise Besson was born on January 17, 1947 in New York City. Daughter of John Case Besson and Louise Katrina Foot.

Education

Student, Knox College, 1966. Diploma in gemology, Gemol. Institute America, 1981.

Career

Diamond grader Gemol. Institute American Gem Trade Laboratory, Santa Monica, California, 1979—1982. Research library Gemol.

Institute American Library., 1984—1997. Museum director Gemol. Institute American Museum, Carlsbad, since 2001.

Faculty Antique, Period Jewelry and Gem Conference, Maine, 1994, Maine, 98, Rhode Island, 97, Rhode Island, 99. Lecturer Gemol. Institute American Alumni Association, Basel, Switzerland, 1998, Hong Kong, 99.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, column to Professional Jeweler's Magazine.

Membership

Volunteer Peace Corps, Honduras, 1966—1969. Member of American Society Jewelry Historians, Society Jewellery Historians, Women's Jewelry Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jewelry fabrication, pearl stringing, crocheting, book collecting.

Connections

Married Robert Alan Misiorowski, June 10, 1966. 1 child Rebecca Alexis.

father:
John Case Besson

mother:
Louise Katrina Foot

spouse:
Robert Alan Misiorowski

child:
Rebecca Alexis Misiorowski