It is for historical reasons that monuments of Georgian culture and art found their way into museums and private collections worldwide. Some of them entered the State Hermitage Museum.
The book touches upon the fortune of many outstanding relics of Georgian repousse. The masterpieces, stolen, torm from the icons and crosses where they belonged or carelessly cut up, would change hand time and again, only to wind up in private collections or foreign museums.
The edition is intended for historians, art historians collectors, antique dealers and all art lovers.