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Podcast - Royal Gold: reflections of power

Gold has a long association with royal status.Traditionally it is used to create the regalia and the other trappings associated with coronations, yet surprisingly few items in the Royal Collection are made from solid gold. Enjoy our podcast as Kathryn Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts, examines a few of these works of art in detail and to explore how gold has been used to denote the highest form of authority.