Brilliant Bijoux

14 September 2007 until 24 March 2008

Brilliant BijouxBrilliant Bijoux

An overview exhibition of the most beautiful jewels from the museum's collection, with items from the ancient Near East, Egypt, the Roman Empire and the ancient Netherlands.

7,500 years of brilliant decoration 

The magnificent necklace of a prehistoric warrior, a pharaoh's silver diadem, the fine seal ring of a well-to-do Roman, the beaded necklace of a medieval damsel. More than 7,500 years of brilliant decoration in an overview exhibition of items from the museum's own collection.