The Louvre Abu Dhabi presents, from 30 October 2019 to 18 February 2020, the first comprehensive exhibition on the history of luxury in the world, developed and produced by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the Agence France Museum.

« 10,000 Years of Luxury » unveils the multifaceted nature of luxury from ancient times to the present day exploringh this concept of luxury through fashion, jewellery, visual art, furniture and design thanks to masterpieces from the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, international institutions and high profile brands.

Highlights among the 350 objects include the oldest pearl in the world, the renowned Boscoreale Treasure – a unique collection of silverware preserved from Roman Antiquity – and creations from luxury design houses such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Chanel, Christian Dior, Elie Saab and Yves Saint Laurent.