Saturday, 30 October 2021

Treasures of the British Museum

The British Museum in London is dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection of some 8 million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, and originates from all continents.

The British Museum was established in 1753 and first opened to the public in 1759.

Mughal gold pendant inlaid with flat-cut rubies and emeralds and a large faceted diamond.

The Middleham Jewel. 1400AD - 1499AD

Diamond and platinum clip brooch containing an 17th-19th century carved Mughal emerald.

Gold locket with the hair of Queen Marie Antoinette