The Nature of Diamonds Exhibition at a Glance
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The Exhibition at a Glance
|Exhibition Title:||The Nature of Diamonds
|Media Preview:||Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 9 am
|Exhibition Dates:||October 23, 2009 - March 28, 2009
(Note: On October 23, 2009 The Field Museum also opens the renovated Grainger Hall of Gems – a separate, permanent exhibition.)
|Overview:||Discover the dual nature of diamonds – at once glittering and tough, decorative and utilitarian. The exhibition showcases nearly 800 items, including breathtaking gems. It features the crème de la crème of designers such as Tiffany& Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron, and Cartier. Explore subjects such as earth science, diamond mining, and industrial uses of diamond to complete the story of this fascinating and important mineral.
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|Organizer:||The Nature of Diamonds is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with The Field Museum, Chicago; the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto; and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
|Sponsor:||This exhibition is made possible by the generous support of The Grainger Foundation of Lake Forest.
Admission to The Nature of Diamonds include basic admission to The Field Museum and are priced $23 for adults, $20 for seniors and students with ID, and $13 for children 3-11. Discounts are available for Chicago residents.
|Hours:||The Field Museum is open everyday 9am to 5pm.|