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The Al-Thani Collection: a Modern Day Treasury

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The Al-Thani Collection: a Modern Day Treasury

Clement St & 34th Ave
Lincoln Park
94121 San Francisco
CA
US
November 3rd, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
EMAIL:  
contact@famsf.org
PHONE:  
415-750-3600
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sun 9:30-5:15
COST:  
Free with GA tickets

DESCRIPTION

Join us for a closer look at the exhibition, East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani CollectionCurator Dr. Amin Jaffer will explore the holdings of The Al Thani Collectionof Indian gems and jewels, which range from famous historic diamonds to jewel-encrusted royal paraphernalia to the inventive Indian-inspired designs of leading contemporary jewelers. The lecture will include a discusion of the five hundred years of the jeweled arts of India, shedding light on the traditional meaning and approach to jewelry in Indian culture and how this has changed over time.

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