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New Arrivals: Ancient Glass

The passage of centuries has graced us with these splendid objects... aglow with iridescence, making it look as if they were carved from a rare gemstone. The elegant purity of their shape appeals to the modern eye as much as it would have pleased the ancient, proving that classical beauty never goes out of fashion.

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Masterpieces of Islamic Metalwork

The Barakat Gallery has recently acquired a brilliant new collection of Islamic bronzes. Featuring everything from elegantly cast ewers and vessels, to exceptionally engraved 10th century sprinklers and vases. Additional standouts include the oil lamp pictured above, a 12th century lamp stand, and a beautiful mortar and pestle set.

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Barakat Gallery Google Plus Page

Join our circles, check up on gallery updates, and leave a review if you feel so inclined. The new Barakat Gallery Google Plus page is a great resource for anyone interested in keeping up with our collections, new acquisitions, and events worldwide.

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Scarab Pectoral Necklace of Tutankhamun

Created in Cairo in 1969 by the Armenian master jeweler Kevork, this is a completely unique one of a kind necklace made entirely by hand. Inspired by the world renowned tomb finds of King Tutankhamun, this is a modern masterwork conceived and crafted from the design of one of histories most sought after treasures.

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Antique and Modern Jewelry Show | Barakat London

More than fifty magnificent pieces of jewellery will reveal their long history and striking beauty in a unique combination of pieces from the ancient times to the present day, coupling tradition to modern style. Bringing together revival sculptures of astonishing elegance with ancient gems set as modern jewelry, we bridge the gap of time by accompanying imagination to inspiration, talent to skill, craftsmanship to art, by celebrating expression and design.

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Ancient Treasures, Contemporary Jewels

On Thursday October 22nd, 2015, FreyWille and the Barakat Gallery Beverly Hills presented a collection of middle kingdom and late period Egyptian artifacts alongside FreyWille’s collection of Egyptian inspired jewelry. The event was held at FreyWille's US flagship store at 441 N Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

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The Painted City: Art from Teotihuacan | LACMA

This small exhibition, drawn from the museum's extensive collection of the Art of the Ancient Americas, features painted ceramics that come from the ancient city of Teotihuacan. The exhibition includes 14 painted tripod vessels from LACMA’s collection, one of the largest in the United States, and a mural fragment on loan from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Antiquities at the Barakat Gallery

"Antiquity." The term has undeniable connotations: it suggests something beautiful, something rare, something valuable. Occasionally one is given the special pleasure of encountering a given object that is in every way exceptional – one to which all the connotations of beauty, rarity, and value clearly apply.

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July Feature: Selections in Classical Art

Welcome to our 2nd monthly installment of featured selections. This month we are pleased to offer a wonderful assortment of new and unique items from the Classical collection. Our spotlight this month is on a beautiful second century marble depicting Cupid with a dolphin. At just over 17" inches tall this delightful rendering is not only elegantly carved but attractively sized.

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Barakat Gallery on Ebay

You can now find beautiful items from the ancient world fit for any budget... on the new Barakat Gallery Ebay store. Select items will be put up for auction each week.

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A Brilliant Afterlife

The Barakat Gallery is pleased to invite you to the opening of an exhibition dedicated to the art of Mingqi. This event will coincide with the week of Asian Art in London. The exhibition will feature ten extraordinary pieces of early Chinese funerary objects, including beautiful animal sculptures, magnificent Tang dynasty warrior figures, and a rare pair of large well-preserved Lokapala statues.

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