Bejewelled Treasures: the Al Thani Collection

Spectacular objects, drawn from a single private collection, will explore the broad themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.

Art Exhibition previously on at Victoria and Albert Museum in City of London, United Kingdom.
From Saturday 21 November 2015 to Monday 28 March 2016

Bejewelled Treasures: the Al Thani Collection image

Published by anonymous on Monday 08 September 2014.
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Highlights will include Mughal jades, a rare jewelled gold finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan, and pieces that reveal the dramatic changes that took place in Indian jewellery design during the early 20th century. The exhibition will examine the influence that India had on avant-garde European jewellery made by Cartier and other leading houses and will conclude with contemporary pieces made by JAR and Bhagat, which are inspired by a creative fusion of Mughal motifs and Art Deco ‘Indian’ designs.