Our Long Human Journey
The University of Pennsylvania Museum exhibits in their newly renovated Middle Eastern galleries the striking finds from Mesopotamia of Queen Puabi’s royal burial, filled with spectacular gold and bead jewelry, the latter using long distance imports.
The Textile Museum at George Washington University recently hosted the collection of Bea Roberts, covering the breadth of Miao clothing and jewelry.
Keeping It Simple
Robert K. Liu demonstrates how to take closeup images of metal and silicate jewelry and beads with simple setups of macro lens, extension tube and external flash, comparable to results with stereo microscope.