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Miao: Masters of Silver

Date
May 17
Time
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost
$15 – $18
Organizer’s Site
bowers.org/index.php/exhibitions/current-exhibitions
Event Series Dates
Permanent Exhibition
Featuring over 250 intricate works of silver, the exhibit features jewelry and textiles primarily made in China’s Guizhou Province, where the largest population of Miao people reside. Male silversmiths create a variety of ornaments through casting, smelting, repoussé (a reverse hammering technique), forging, engraving, knitting, coiling, cutting, and other methods. Concepts such as beauty, unity, fortune, and pride are visual abstractions and geometric motifs.  

 

Adults – $18, Seniors and Students – $15, Members and Children under 12 – Free

Location

Bowers Museum
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA United States
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Organizer

Bowers Museum
Phone
714-567-3600

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