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]] such as [[pewter]]
 
*cast [[metal]] such as [[pewter]]
*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[ivory]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (e.g. fossils), [[wood]] or [metal]]
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*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[ivory]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (e.g. fossils), [[wood]] or [[metal]]
 
*[[enamel]]ling
 
*[[enamel]]ling
 
*carved wood or ivory (sometimes covered in other objects, e.g. painted, gilded or inset with gems)
 
*carved wood or ivory (sometimes covered in other objects, e.g. painted, gilded or inset with gems)

Revision as of 14:33, 20 November 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:

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