Precious Stones at Natural History Museum

PRECIOUS STONES

Event Details

Start: 16th Sep 2020
End: 14th Jun 2021
Venue
National Museum of Natural History, Rue Cuvier, Paris, France1

Event Description

The exhibition of ‘Pierres pr├ęcieuses’ (precious stones) embraces the multi-millennial history of minerals while revealing the address that Man has deployed, for centuries, to serve their brilliance. This approach – both scientific and aesthetic – delves into the origins of the Earth, is based on recent mineralogical discoveries and highlights the interest, passion and even fascination that minerals, gems and jewelry have always aroused in most civilizations.

Photo credit: Precious stones exhibition header, National Museum of Natural History

Event Categories: Exhibitions, History