Loreto Prague

Jewels from the Treasure at the Pernsteins Exhibition

Jewels from the Treasure at the Pernsteins Exhibition

Eleven small gems from the Loreto treasure was on display at Pernsteins and their Period, organized by the National Heritage Institute in Salm Palace at Prague Castle from May 3 to 31 July 2012.


Capuchin Province have loaned to this exhibiton project the great Cross pendant decorated with emeralds, a remarkable early Baroque Pendant with IHS, decorated with colorful enamel, Pocket watches in the Crystal Case from the 1st half of the 17th century and other valuable tiny masterpieces from the Loreto Treasure, mostly from 17th century. The exhibition showed special installations with spirit of the castle interiors and reveal an interesting collection of artworks connected with Pernstein noble family. Also the important devotion of Infant Jesus of Prague and it's connection with the members of this aristocratic family was accented.