Difference between revisions of "Jewelry"

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*metal wire (gold, silver, copper, lead, alloys....)
 
*metal wire (gold, silver, copper, lead, alloys....)
 
*cast [[metal]]
 
*cast [[metal]]
*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (eg agate), [[wood]] or [metal]]
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*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (eg fossils), [[wood]] or [metal]]
 
*[[enamelling]]
 
*[[enamelling]]
 
*[[coin]]s or other keepsakes eg a diskbroach or earring from a coin(generally cheap homemade jewelry)
 
*[[coin]]s or other keepsakes eg a diskbroach or earring from a coin(generally cheap homemade jewelry)

Revision as of 19:01, 7 October 2003

Jewelry was a diverse art during the medieval 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:


see also


references: