In Profile: Modern Cameos : Baltimore Jewelry center, MD, Sept. 21-Nov. 9, 2018

with an opening reception of Pairings Friday, Sept. 21 from 6 – 9pm.

The cameo has a vast and varied history, from antiquity to the present day. It has acted as a signifier of prestige and status, a memento for travel, and an indicator of desire. Figuration within the cameo has honored rulers and real-life heros, retold myths, and immortalized legends...  for more go to: https://baltimorejewelrycenter.org/exhibitions/

 

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Source: https://baltimorejewelrycenter.org/exhibit...