On March 29, 4:00 p.m., the Sakhalin Regional Museum opens The Beauty of a Woman the Beauty of the World Exhibition from the collection of the Russian Ethnographic Museum (St. Petersburg).
Womens jewelry is one of the most striking elements of traditional culture. It performed important functions: showed the familial and social position of the wearer, was used as a powerful talisman and magic tool; demonstrated the level of material well-being of the family and reflected the aesthetic ideals of the people. The exhibition «Women’s Jewelry is the Beauty of the World» presents jewelry of different peoples of Russia and neighboring countries who lived in certain historical and ethnographic areas. The jewelry complexes of each region have been distinguished by their stable artistic traditions and peculiar processing methods of materials which is clearly reflected in specific culture of these peoples. The chronology of the presented objects is wide enough: from the 18th century until the beginning of the 20th century.
The exhibition will run until March 12, 2019.
For information, call: 505051.