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In Books We Find All that Glitters 書中自有熠熠生輝

Jewellery has played an important role in theatre and performance arts for centuries, conveying the culture and the time period in which a story is set. Jewellery is a vital part of costumes in productions and helps bring characters to life, enhancing their beauty and magnificence on stage. The Library has compiled lists of books, videos and online resources for you to explore the use of jewellery in performing arts. Come and see how the sparkle and shine of jewellery light up the stage.


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HKPM Special Exhibition 香港故宮文化博物館特別展覽


HKPM Special Exhibition 香港故宮文化博物館特別展覽
Cartier and Women 
百樣玲瓏 ─ 卡地亞與女性 - until 2023.08.14

Cartier and Women” is the first major exhibition that foregrounds women’s role and presence in the history of Cartier. Featuring about three hundred stunning items of Cartier jewellery, timepieces, precious objects, and archival records from the nineteenth century to the present day, the exhibition celebrates women’s lifestyles, creativity, and influence. 



Radiance: Ancient Gold from the Hong Kong Palace Museum Collection and the Mengdiexuan Collection
金彰華彩 香港故宮文化博物館與夢蝶軒藏古代金器 - until 2023.09.25

Radiance: Ancient Gold from the Hong Kong Palace Museum Collection and the Mengdiexuan Collection”, the biggest exhibition on ancient gold artefacts in Hong Kong in recent years. The exhibition highlights the artistic and technical achievements of gold in ancient China.