Friday, 27 October 2017

Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India

According to the Indian life science Ayurveda, wearing a diamond will guarantee long life, endurance and beauty. Quality was paramount. Only the finest gems and purest gold would evoke maximum power to honor the gods and serve as talismans to ward off evil. Gemologists were valued members of royal courts in India.

The exhibit runs at GIA in Carlsbad from October 13, 2017 to March 1, 2018.