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'''Jewelry''' was a diverse art during the [[middle ages]] of making items that ornamented their wearer. Items could be purely decorative, or practical items to which decoration was added to create a pleasant effect, and impression of wealth.
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'''Jewelry''' (English ''jewellery'') was a diverse art during the [[middle ages]] of making items that ornamented their wearer. Items could be purely decorative, or practical items to which decoration was added to create a pleasant effect, and impression of wealth.
  
 
Jewelry included items [[modern]]ly thought of as jewelry:  
 
Jewelry included items [[modern]]ly thought of as jewelry:  
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*[[coin]]s or other keepsakes, e.g. a disk brooch or earring from a coin (although in some cases deliberate copies were manufactured).
 
*[[coin]]s or other keepsakes, e.g. a disk brooch or earring from a coin (although in some cases deliberate copies were manufactured).
  
== See also ==
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== Internal Links==
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''See also:''
 
*[[gemstones]]
 
*[[gemstones]]
 
*[[bead]]s
 
*[[bead]]s
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*[http://www.addgr.com/jewel/elka/index.html Greek jewelry]
 
*[http://www.addgr.com/jewel/elka/index.html Greek jewelry]
 
*[http://www.florilegium.org/files/ACCESS/jewelry-msg.html Jewelry in Stefan's floregium]
 
*[http://www.florilegium.org/files/ACCESS/jewelry-msg.html Jewelry in Stefan's floregium]
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Revision as of 21:27, 23 May 2006

Jewelry (English jewellery) was a diverse art during the middle ages of making items that ornamented their wearer. Items could be purely decorative, or practical items to which decoration was added to create a pleasant effect, and impression of wealth.

Jewelry included items modernly thought of as jewelry:

and also other items:

Jewelry could be made from a variety of materials:

Internal Links

See also:

External Links

References