Exhibition features jewelry of southern Vietnamese women
Update: Oct 16, 2015
The Women’s Museum in the South and the Cham Studies Center on October 13th opened a themed exhibition titled “Jewelry of Southern Women” in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city.

The exhibition displays nearly 30 images and 170 items made of bone, horn, glass, gemstone, bronze, silver, gold, etc. in the collection of jewelry belonging to women of ethnic groups in southern Viet Nam. The items include bracelets, necklaces, rings, etc. of the Kinh, Hoa, Cham, Khmer, Bana, Ede, and Stieng groups.

The exhibition aims to help visitors better understand the art of making the jewelry items and their meanings and artistic values.

Apart from their decorative function, jewelry items also show typical cultural features of each ethnic group, reflecting the socio-economic and cultural development, aesthetic concepts, etc. of the groups in different periods of time.

The themed exhibition provides a colourful picture of the jewelry world of women of different ethnic groups in southern Vietnam, contributing to honouring, preserving and promoting the traditional cultural features of women in the region.

The exhibition will run until January 31st 2016.