Difference between revisions of "Jewelry"

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Jewelry could be made from a variety of materials:
 
Jewelry could be made from a variety of materials:
*metal wire (gold, silver, copper, lead, alloys....)
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*metal wire ([[gold]], [[silver]], [[copper]], [[lead]], alloys....)
*cast [[metal]]
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*cast [[metal]] such as [[pewter]]
 
*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (eg fossils), [[wood]] or [metal]]
 
*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (eg fossils), [[wood]] or [metal]]
 
*[[enamelling]]
 
*[[enamelling]]

Revision as of 05:07, 4 November 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: