Video: How Was it Made? An Agate Teapot by Michelle Erickson

Event - Renaissance Portraits

Fri 05 June 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK SHORT COURSE: Explore the evolution and important social role of portraiture in the Renaissance. Discover how portraits were made, and how they were used in contexts ranging from marriage to death, dynasty to devotion.

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Lapis Lazuli and Agate Ring by Tiklari

Lapis Lazuli and Agate Ring by Tiklari

Contrasting grey agate and lapis lazuli make the stones on this ring stand out.   Karla Diaz Cano's jewellery mixes traditional Colombian and…

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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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