Category: Museums

Jewelry exhibits in Europe in 2011

European museums have the entire history of jewelry on view this year, from ancient Italy and Afghanistan through the Austrian Renaissance to 20th-century Oman. You can even peek at the Fabergé collection in Buckingham Palace this summer.

Van Cleef & Arpels: celebrity style

Curator Sarah Coffin talks about the “Bejeweled Lives” section of the exhibit opening this Friday at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels.