History of Pearls Video by Victoria & Albert Museum

The film guides us through history, beginning at 1,000 BC, and taking into account Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Victorian era, the jazz age, the importance of pearls in Chinese and Indian history, and even the revolutionary cultured pearls created by Kōkichi Mikimoto.


This film was originally made for the exhibition Pearls on display 21 September 2013 - 19 January 2014.




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