Delicate Like Iron - Jewellery from a private collection

In the period from the late 18th to the mid-19th century, what is called iron jewellery was very popular: elaborate necklaces, bracelets, pendant earrings, brooches and even rings, filigreed like lace – yet cast from iron.

16 July  2021 through 6 February 2022

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Simply Brilliant - Artist-Jewellers of the 1960s and 1970s | In Cooperation with the Cincinnati Art Museum

Simply put, jewellery of the 1960s and '70s was revolutionary. From space-age plastic hoop earrings to the hippies' beaded necklaces, jewellery expressed individuality, nonconformity and the aesthetic, political, and intellectual values of the person who wore it. This exhibition featured the work of an international set of independent jewellers as well as major houses.

27 March through 27 June 2021

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Fe. Stahlpreis 2020. Wismar, Hasselt, Lappeenranta – Three Countries, Three Cities, Three Schools

Wismar, Hasselt, Lappeenranta - in these three cities in Germany, Belgium and Finland, three innovative training centres for jewellery design have developed in recent years. Their students had the opportunity to participate in the 6th International Steel Jewellery Competition.

5 November 2020 through 14 February 2021 | extended until 18 July

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Max Ernst - The Würth Collection. In dialogue with pieces from the Jewellery Museum's collection

Max Ernst (1891–1976) ranks among the most inspiring and influential artists of the 20th century.

18 July 2020 through 17 January 2021

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A Newly Ordered World – Treasures from the Napoleonic Era

Napoleon Bonaparte reorganized the European world in many ways. The Pforzheim Jewelry Museum showed the new art of jewelry and fashion that shaped Napoleonic times.

19 October 2019 through 1 March 2020

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6. Eligius-Jewelry Price 2019

The State of Salzburg awards the Eligius Jewelery Prize every three years. The results were exhibited in the jewelry museum in Pforzheim.

23. November 2019 bis 26. Januar 2020

Nearly Nothing - Jewellery and Vessels Created by Ulla and Martin Kaufmann

Ulla and Martin Kaufmann have been creating jewelry and equipment for almost fifty years. The exhibition showed a cross-section of the couple's rich work.

13 July through 3 November 2019

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Unconfined Horizons – Treasures Retracing Humboldt’s Travel Routes

The exhibition reflected a multifaceted picture of Alexander von Humboldt, who was born 1769 in Berlin. He was a pioneer of a new, holistic view of science.

13. April to 8. September 2019

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East Meets West - Jewelled Splendours of the Art Deco Era

The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection

5. Mai 2018 to 3. März 2019

The collection was on display in the jewelry museum in Europe for the first time.

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Pretty on Pink – Éminences Grises in Jewellery

Gray stands out with restraint. The opposite is the color pink. In her vital color depth she immediately demands attention.

27. Oktober 2017 to 2. April 2018

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Exhibitions from 1963 to 2017