What Is Jewellery? Criss-cross through the Jewellery Museum's Collections. Inauguration of the new presentation of the Herion bequest

Exhibition  /  05 Dec 2021  -  31 Dec 2022
Published: 06.08.2021
Necklace, New Guinea, Eva and Peter Herion Collection..
Necklace, New Guinea, Eva and Peter Herion Collection.

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The discussion held in recent years about our approach to ethnographic artefacts requires a new view of non-European jewellery. Here it is essential to see the objects from different perspectives. Their cultural and historical context is as important as the artistic aspirations involved, and they also need to be regarded within the framework of global jewellery history.