Amulets & Precious Symbols
Discover the meaning of gemstones and talismanic jewels through different cultures, as symbols of protection.
Every culture has its own emblematic images and even gemstones.
Discover the symbolic meaning of precious, fine, and ornamental gemstones and how people find inspiration and strength in them.
These legends and beliefs have fascinated people through time and all around the planet: from the Mughal emperors to Napoleon, from Catherine de Medicis to Elizabeth Taylor, among countless others.
This course is conducted by two art historians.