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Gem in Transit: Materials, Values and Knowledge in the Early Modern World

A two-day workshop on the art, science, trade and consumption of gems in the early modern world.

Dates: Monday 11 April 2016, from 10:30am and Tuesday 12 April 2016, until 5:30pm

Venue: Seminar Room A, Research Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (with a session at Blythe House, London, on Monday afternoon)

Organisers: Marta Ajmar (V&A), Sven Dupré (Utrecht University / University of Amsterdam), Michael Bycroft (University of Warwick)

Attending the workshop: space is limited, but if you are interested in attending this workshop, please email m.bycroft@warwick.ac.uk or m.ajmar@vam.ac.uk.

Programme and abstracts


Gems in the Early Modern World project

2015 Gems in Transit workshop


Sponsors of the 2016 workshop: Leverhulme Foundation, V&A Museum, Utrecht University / University of Amsterdam


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Cheapside emerald

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