Magnificent Pearl Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Sculptural pearl jewelry pieces by the London Geoffrey Row lands from 1999.

Beads adorned the magnificent tiaras of the crowned heads of Europe, they adorned the famous Holly wood wine in the form of earrings and necklaces. Museum opened in the Victoria & Albert with “Pearls” on 21 September an opulent exhibition, which was created in collaboration with the museums of Qatar and keeps track of the most beautiful pearls of antiquity to the present by its rich history.

The Pearl is considered the Queen of the jewels and the jewel of the Kings. Even diamonds, rubies, emeralds are less fashionable once more, even. But the Pearl fascinated object of desire for millenniums sustained due to their rarity and their gentle gloss. Poetic myths and legends have grown up around its mysterious origin. Beads, many believed early cultures of India and China across Arabia to Greece, would be created from dew drops that fall into the ocean and fertilize the shell while she swims at night with open shells on the sea with silvery moonlight.The more, no jewelry has captured the imagination as this rare piece of mother-of-Pearl deposit that grows inside a Shells over a long period. Layer by layer builds up slowly her subtle beauty a natural Pearl, without having a participation is required as opposed to a gemstone, which must first be sanded man-made.Magnificent Pearl Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum 1

Marvels of Nature

Already at the beginning chapters about the natural history of pearls and pearling on the Persian Gulf, reveals in the Cachedjewelry, profligate variety of possible colors and shapes. The range from the extremely rare conch-pink or orange-Golden Melo pearls about the Blue-Green Sea Pearl fruit of abalone and to the famous, dark Tahitian pearls. This, the Qatar Museum Authority (QMA) sends a wealth of gems from one of the world’s most important and richest collections of rare natural pearls from Qatari capital of Doha on the River Thames. In addition to the treasures of V & A and QMA, Tate Britain, British Museum, the Royal collection and the art collection of Albion in Tokyo contribute precious exhibits. Shown Perlenpraziosen be famous jewelry houses such as Yoko, Tiffany, Bulgari, Cartier, Chaumet, or Rein Lalique.

Insignia of Domination and Power

Not only a true grandeur at bead dreams and dream pearls, which you feel night set in a fairy tale from 1001, can admire themselves in London. The exhibition is above all the question of how beads over the centuries in East and West became a symbol of status and power, luxury, fame and prestige. How fashion and taste in various cultures and eras changed and the design of jewellery with pearls by the Roman Empire as a whole campaign finance settled with a single Pearl treasure, and changed to the present. A special highlight is the Rosebery tiara. It is filled with beautiful, Ancient Orient Pearl drops into Walnut size and framed by diamonds. The tiara was built so, that the fine pearls can be also removed and individually worn as brooches. The tiara once adorned the Rothschildheir Hannah, Countess of Rosebery at her wedding.Magnificent Pearl Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum 2

Look at Famous Jewelry Boxes

Among the few precious trinkets that privately owned Marilyn Monroe, a simple Pearl Necklace in Akoya cultured pearls. It was a gift from her second husband, baseball legend Joe DiMaggi on her wedding trip through Japan. Not a year later she cajoled Marilyns goose neck at the date of the divorce. Elizabeth Taylor was far less modest. She outed themselves not only with jewellery as a real nymphomaniac, but was also a great lover of the most precious pearls. By Richard Burton, she was almost inundated with finest Pearl Jewelry. In London, a pair of earrings with natural drop beads of astonishing size are to see uniformity and quality of the House of Bulgari, Liz made the gift and that she wore when she got for the film “Ash Wednesday” in front of the camera.

Pearl Jewelry from that Time Until Today

They were pearls were indicator of high social rank, in Roman and Byzantine times in the middle ages the Christian symbol of purity and chastity. Extravagant jewels of the Renaissance, which highlights the pearls of Queen Mary II count, show pearls again as a luxury status symbol. In the Baroque, it was exceptionally estimated up bizarrely shaped beads. In the 18th century, ladies of Marie-Antoinette wore pearls in opulent garlands or multi-strand necklaces up to Catherine the great of Russia. Even men adorned with pearls, as finely enameled, beaded buttons from George III. show. Queen Victoria wore black beads and a Medallion pendant with them in mourning as a memorial to Prince Albert. Delicate compositions of Art New, extra long chains of 20 years can be seen as a grandiose Gulf pearls Necklace by Cartier from the 30s as well. Pearl; 1937 considered as innovative as the contemporary design of Stefan Hemmerles Muenchner’s by 2011 with rare, Brown Melo an art deco brooch by Jean Fouquet contemporary, figurative creations of London Geoffrey Rowlandson or the acting like hoarfrost rice beads strands of Sam tho Street necklace “Frozen”.Magnificent Pearl Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum 3

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