Discover more about the Cheapside Hoard in our exclusive video

Maria Doulton takes you behind the scenes at the Museum of London's forthcoming exhibition, The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels, which opens this October.


In one of our latest videos, Maria Doulton takes you behind the scenes of the Museum of London's latest exhibition, The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels. At a special preview of the rare 16th and 17th century jewels, Maria got the chance to discover more about the exquisite hoard from Hazel Forsyth, curator of the exhibition. 

The exhibition, which runs from 11 October 2013 - 27 April 2014, will display the Cheapside Hoard, a priceless collection of Elizabethan and Jacobean jewellery found buried in London in 1912. it is believed to be the hidden stock of a jeweller operating in Cheapside just before the Great Fire of London. Sponsored by Fabergé, Gemfields and Coutts, it will be the first time the collection of 500 gems, loose stones and ancient objects will be shown together for over a century.

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