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Jewelry for America

Start Date 10 June 2019
End Date 05 April 2020
Venue Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location New York, USA
Curator Beth Carver Wees
Exhibition display of 3 images of jewelry in case


Spanning three hundred years, Jewelry for America explores the evolution of jewelry in this country, from the early eighteenth century to the present day. Its five chronological sections reveal changes in styles, materials, and techniques, all woven into a sociohistorical narrative. Some one hundred examples from The Met collection—including recently acquired and rarely exhibited objects—are displayed.

Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art