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Formative experience: The Great Exhibition, India No 4, by Joseph Nash, circa 1851. Kipling saw the exhibition as a boy Royal Collection Trust

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Lady Rosebery’s pearl and diamond tiara

London c.1878

The Qatar Museums Authority Collection

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A Sea of Pearls

A Sea of Pearls

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Upon entering the mysterious, charming, and dimly lit hall that hosts the Pearl Exhibition in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, one is immediately overwhelmed with a feeling of diving into the deep sea. On display at the exhibition are...