Difference between revisions of "Jewelry"

From Cunnan
Jump to navigationJump to search
(categorising)
m (Added link to pendants page)
 
(3 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''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.
+
'''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:  
Line 5: Line 5:
 
*[[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, reliquaries, and much more
+
*[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
Line 19: Line 19:
 
*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]]
+
*[[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 ==
+
== Internal Links==
 +
''See also:''
 
*[[gemstones]]
 
*[[gemstones]]
 
*[[bead]]s
 
*[[bead]]s
Line 30: Line 31:
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 +
* [http://moas.atlantia.sca.org/wsnlinks/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=123 Atlantian A&S Links: Jewelry & Jewelrymaking]
 
=== References ===
 
=== 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]
[[category:jewelry]]
+
[[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