Ethnic Jewels

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The khalili collections - superb site showing collections

Professor Khalili is a world renowned scholar, collector, benefactor and philanthropist as well as a successful businessman. His collections, which consist of 35,000 items, include the arts of the Islamic World, Japanese art from the Meiji period, Swedish textiles, Spanish damascened metalwork and Enamels; each one being the largest in the world of its kind. There is a large series of publications accompanying these collections. http://www.khalilicollections.org/

The website is a feast of beautiful items and information

the image is of fine Islamic Spanish gold and enamel buttons 

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