This exhibit will be closing May 14, 2017, at the Taft Museum of Art, so catch it before it leaves town.
Featuring jewelry from the 17th through the mid-20th centuries, the exhibition traces changing styles from lavish Baroque adornments through stately Neoclassical pieces to modern Art Deco designs. Additional decorative objects, design drawings, and prints illuminate the jewelry’s place and significance within French history and culture.
Are you gem-curious? Ever wonder why certain colored diamonds fetch a king's ransom at auction and other are dirt cheap? You're not the only one!
Gemstones are nuanced and their prices reflect subtle differences that cannot be seen by the untrained eyes - which means buyers must be knowledgeable and savvy. If you've ever wondered what to look for when buying jewelry, you'll be in perfect company at this event at the Taft Museum.
The precious metals market influences the value of your fine jewelry, coins, and silver. Follow the market to stay on top of your valuables.