Victoria and Albert Museum, London
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Viewing of Ottoman and Middle Eastern objects containing gems
Gallery talk based on the Indian collection in the Nehru Gallery
Concluding discussion, led by Luca Molà
Images, from top: ruby set in gold with brilliant-cut diamonds, Europe c. 1830 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London; raw ruby; drawing of cut diamond, David Jeffries, A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls (1771).