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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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*[[brooch]]es including [[annular]]s, [[pennanular]]s, [[disk brooch]]es
 
*[[brooch]]es including [[annular]]s, [[pennanular]]s, [[disk brooch]]es
 
*necklaces
 
*necklaces
*pendants including decorative [[seal]]s, reliqueries, and much more
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*[http://www.larsdatter.com/pendants.htm pendants] including decorative [[seal]]s, reliquaries, and much more
 
*decorative [[pin]]s, and also [[veil pin]]s
 
*decorative [[pin]]s, and also [[veil pin]]s
 
*bracelets
 
*bracelets
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and also other items:
 
and also other items:
 
*[[horse harness pendant]]s
 
*[[horse harness pendant]]s
*fancy jewlled [[belt]]s
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*fancy jewelled [[belt]]s
 
*jewelled [[trim]] on clothing
 
*jewelled [[trim]] on clothing
 
*[[fillet]]s (head bands), [[torc]]s, [[circlet]]s, [[crown]]s, [[coronet]]s
 
*[[fillet]]s (head bands), [[torc]]s, [[circlet]]s, [[crown]]s, [[coronet]]s
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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)
 
*[[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
 
*[[gold]]
 
*[[gold]]
  
== References ==
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==External Links==
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* [http://moas.atlantia.sca.org/wsnlinks/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=123 Atlantian A&S Links: Jewelry & Jewelrymaking]
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=== References ===
 
*[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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[[category:jewellery]]

Latest revision as of 05:22, 10 September 2007

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