A History of the World, British Museum & BBC

A remarkable radio programme “World history in 100 objects”, BBC radio 4 & online.

The British Museum and BBC are presenting a new radio programme. Director Neil Mac Gregor presents since this week, using 100
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Glass Beads Collection, Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam

Glass beads have always been attractive and so important to the Trade Routes.

I love glass beads, coming from everywhere around the world. And from ancient times on shipped to other continents because of their beauty, and off-course due to fact that they are easy to handle for trade (like gemstones & golden jewels, buckles etc.). Although right now it’s very hard to
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Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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