Jewellery: Made By, Worn By

Leiden, The Netherlands

December 13, 2017 - June 03, 2018 Exhibition December 13, 2017 June 03, 2018 Europe/London Jewellery: Made By, Worn By Steenstraat 1: Leiden, The Netherlands

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In its winter exhibition, Museum Volkenkunde – the Netherlands’ national museum of ethnography – will be presenting the largest collection of jewellery ever to be displayed in a Dutch museum. Almost 1000 items of jewellery by designers from all over the world will guarantee a feast for the eye, as well as plenty of surprises and no small measure of wonder. As well as exploring how people around the world adorn themselves, the exhibition will also zoom in on the makers, the techniques they use, and the extraordinary stories of some of those who wear the jewellery.


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