Treasures of Ancient Russia from the Russian Museum Collection

14 February, Sunday
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The exhibition will present unique jewelry dated to the XI-XIII centuries and from most rich  Ancient Russia treasures 

The exhibition will present unique jewelry of gold and silver dated to the XIth-XIIIth centuries and from most rich treasures that were hidden mostly in 1237-1240, in the period when Mongol-Tatar armies attacked Russian towns. The exposition will bring together over 400 works that present different techniques and styles of the Pre-Mongolian jewelry craft. The Russian museum collection treasures is one of the richest in the world and includes many masterpieces. All the jewelries exhibit provide an opportunity to know the artistic tastes of the townsfolk and also the jewelers' skill and show the richness of jewelry adornments of people in the Ancient Rus.

The special section of exhibition will show the tools of jewelers that executed the adornments. The exposition will also include the tribal jewelry attires of Russia, Byzantium, Volga Bulgaria and Scandinavia to let see the originality of the Old Russian goldwork that is presented by the embellishments from the hidden treasures.

Entrance fee - 300 rub.

 

The exhibition is supported by Severstal and Nordgold company

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