Body Language: Jewelry and Accessories at the National Design Museum

On View: 
Tuesday, March 14, 1995 to Sunday, August 20, 1995

Two hundred pieces, dating from 1,000 BC to the present, trace the evolving relationship between jewelry and the human body. Examples of jewelry worn for protection, symbolism, status, and adornment are on display from the Museum's permanent collection.

Organized by Deborah Sampson Shinn, Curator of Decorative Arts and Industrial Design.