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Cartier: The Exhibition - National Gallery of Australia

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An exhibition of jewelled items worn by royalty
Cartier: The Exhibition will be held at the National Gallery of Australia between 30th March to 22nd July. The exhibition showcases over 300 jewelled items on loan from aristocrats and royalty, as well as stars of the stage, cinema and music. The jeweller Cartier was founded in Paris in 1847 by Louis-Francois Cartier and is renowned for its jewellery and wristwatches, as well as its long history of sales to royalty and celebrities.

Highlights include the Queen's Halo tiara which was worn by Kate Middleton at her wedding to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Tickets cost $27 for adults, with concessions available. Children 16 and under are free.

Image: Cartier Paris Crocodile necklace made as a special order for María Félix 1975. Photo: Vincent Wulveryck, Cartier Collection. Image sourced from National Gallery of Australia Facebook.
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Why? Marvel at the detail of these famous pieces
Where: National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT 2600
Cost: $27 adults, children 16 and under free. Concessions available
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