If you are passionate the jewerly, now you are in luck because you have the opportunity to see in Madrid a exposition really exceptional of, perhaps, the most prestigious brand of jewelry, Cartier.
The exposition Cartier's Art gathers more than 420 pieces of the Cartier Collection spanning from its origins in 1847 to the present day. You can visit it until January 13 in the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum, simultaneously to the Gauguin exhibition.
This exhibition allows you to appreciate the spirit and artistic evolution of Cartier, and is a selection of the Cartier Collection, composed of 1,450 pieces from private collectors, jewelers and auctions.
In the Cartier exhibition of the Thyssen museum you can some really emblematic pieces, such as the jewels ceded by the Palace of Monaco, which Princess Grace wears in the official photos of her wedding in 1956, a gift from Prince Rainier.
Flamenco at the Cartier exhibition at the Thyssen museum in Madrid
The Spanish monarchy also occupies a place in the exhibition, with the garland-style headband that King Alfonso XIII gave to Queen Victoria Eugenia in 1920, which is currently used by Queen Queen Sofia in official acts.
And others outstanding piece of the exhibition They are Elizabeth Taylor's ruby and diamond necklace, a gift from her third husband Mike Todd, or the flamenco-shaped brooch of the Duchess of Winsdor, with its multicolored plumage of sapphires, rubies and emeralds.
The visiting hours of the Cartier exhibition at the Thyssen museum They are, from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., except on Saturdays, which is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The exhibition takes place in the Moneo Rooms on the first floor of the Madrid museum, and the ticket prices They are 8 euros, with reduced rates of 5.50 euros for people over 65, pensioners, students with prior accreditation and large families, and free admission for children under 12 years and people in legal unemployment.<>