The Al-Thani Collection: a Modern Day Treasury
94121 San Francisco
Join us for a closer look at the exhibition, East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from The Al Thani Collection. Curator 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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