How Japan's royal family changes with the times - Futurity.
The jewel Yasakani no Magatama was another tool the gods used to coax Amaterasu out of hiding, where a magatama is a comma-shaped bead or jewel common to Japan from about 1000 B.C. to the sixth century A.D. Since there's evidence that the mirror may have been destroyed in a fire in 1040, and the present sword is likely a replica, many believe that the imperial jewel may be the only remaining.
Treasures of the Natural World: Best of London’s Natural History Museum will share the world-leading collection’s most extraordinary items internationally for the first time. The tour debuts with a three month run at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, from March 2017, in partnership with media group The Yomiuri Shimbun.
In the Picture Gallery, treasures from the Royal Collection are on show including works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Rubens and Titian. If you’re passing by, you’ll also be able to see the changing.
Third generation of the Kapurthala royal family of India, his great-grandfather was the Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala, a friend of Jacques Cartier well known for commissioning many exceptional jewels from the esteemed French maisons during his lifetime. Hanut’s personal design language is an ode to Art Deco forms through a prism of darted points and daggers. His loyal celebrity.
Treasures of Botanical Art Shirley Sherwood (author), Martyn Rix (author). New format and gift edition of the bestselling bookShowcases some of the best botanical art from the collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Shirley Sherwood ? Informative essays provide an overview of the origins, history and relevance of botanical illustration with special reference to the Kew and Shirley.
As plans get underway for a new National Museum of Archaeology in Peru, we explore some of the incredible finds of Latin America and where you can discover their history in the best museums.
Sunset Crane Peace and Love Kokeshi Doll features a girl in a beautiful scarlet red kimono with two carved cranes.