Worth the trip to New York just to see this.
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils its highly anticipated exhibition “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul,” visitors will also see an exclusive jewelry collection that was adapted from the original artifacts and is also for sale. The museum enlisted jewelry designer and goldsmith Gurhan Orhan to create the Hidden Treasures Collection, which employs the traditional technique of the early goldsmiths: fortifying hollow jewelry with natural elements such as grain, wood, or sand. – From Robb Report
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