A Holly Zhang design. Image via Holly Zhang Pearl Gallery.

WHERE: Holly Zhang Pearl Gallery at the Bravern

WHAT: Pearl expert Holly Zhang presents Pearls in Bloom, her bridal collection, at this afternoon celebration featuring champagne, live music, small bites, and pearls as you've never seen them before. 

A native of Manchuria and a veteran of the pearl and jewelry industry in Beijing, Zhang is a self-taught pearl designer and assembler with a deep knowledge of cultivation, worth, and cultural history. Ask her about ancient traditions, current trends, Queen Elizabeth, Madonna, and the wide variety of colors and shapes—and try a few on for size, too.

WHEN: Saturday, April 20 from 2 to 6