Friday, July 10, 2009

Gemstone Carving

The website for the Getty Museum has provided this online resource on the exhibition held at the Getty Villa from 19 March to 7 September 2009 on `Carvers and Collectors: The Lasting Allure of Ancient Gems'. This exhibition features intaglios and cameos carved by ancient Greek master carvers. Information is provided on the techniques used to carve these objects.
Link: http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/gems/
Access: Free