Murielle Schlup 16.02.2022
A tobacco box with a tale or two to tell – or, how a gift from King Frederick I of Württemberg to Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg fell prey to a notorious art thief 200 years later.
Christian Hörack 21.10.2020
A royal cup from the 16th century grabbed the world’s attention before, and again after, industrialisation.
Andrej Abplanalp 30.01.2019
Zurich – Bern – Venice. No, it’s not an Interrail route, but a 17th-century alliance. A valuable drinking vessel in the shape of a lion commemorates this.
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson 13.09.2017
Jewellery made of smog that contributes to clean air? The Dutch artist Daan Roosegarde makes it possible thanks to his ingenious and unique concept.
Andrej Abplanalp 31.03.2017
his brooch, called a fibula, belonged to a woman living in what is today the canton of Solothurn around the year AD 600.
Andrej Abplanalp 16.02.2017
What does a poet do when his lyrical wooing falls on deaf ears? He presents his queen of hearts with a ring. Alas, this too did not change Wilhelmine Herzlieb’s mind. The rare jewel, however, survived.