Difference between revisions of "Jewelry"

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*[[broaches]] including [[annular]]s, [[penanular]]s, [[disk broach]]es
 
*[[broaches]] including [[annular]]s, [[penanular]]s, [[disk broach]]es
 
*necklaces
 
*necklaces
*pendants
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*pendants including decorative seals, reliqueries, and much more
 
*decorative [[pins]], and also [[veil pin]]s
 
*decorative [[pins]], and also [[veil pin]]s
 
*bracelets
 
*bracelets
 
*[[earring]]s
 
*[[earring]]s
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and also other items:
 
and also other items:
 
*[[horse harness pendants]]
 
*[[horse harness pendants]]
 
*fancy jewlled [[belt]]s
 
*fancy jewlled [[belt]]s
 
*jewelled [[trim]] on clothing
 
*jewelled [[trim]] on clothing
*[[fillet]]s (head bands)
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*[[fillet]]s (head bands), [[torc]]s, [[circlet]]s, [[crown]]s, [[coronets]]
*[[crown]]s, [[coronets]]
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*[[pilgrims badge]]s
  
 
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....)
 
*metal wire ([[gold]], [[silver]], [[copper]], [[lead]], alloys....)
 
*cast [[metal]] such as [[pewter]]
 
*cast [[metal]] such as [[pewter]]
*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[shell]] and coral, [[rock]] (eg fossils), [[wood]] or [metal]]
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*[[bead]]s from [[gemstones]], [[glass]], [[ivory]], [[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)
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*carved wood or ivory (sometimes covered in other objects eg painted, gilded or inset with gems)
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*[[coin]]s or other keepsakes eg a diskbroach or earring from a coin (although in some cases deliberate copies were manufactured).
  
  

Revision as of 17:57, 8 December 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: