Tagged: jewelry history

Indian Thandatti

Look at this amazing gold earrings. The abstract constructive design could be contemporary, couldn’t it?! The three-dimension form is so impressive and composed of almost sharp geometry: squares and spheres. This type of earrings...

Mysterious ancient amulet

A few days ago on Christie’s website I stumbled on an curious gold amulet found in the Balkan territory and created around the 5th millennium BC. Technically it can be divided into two parts:...

Jewelry. From Antiquity to the Present

Publisher:  Thames&Hudson, 2012 Language: English Review: Interesting journey from shell beads worn by Palaeolithic hunters, beauties of Egyptian and Byzantine jewelry art through Renaissance gold work and Art Nouveau enamels to experimental and contemporary...

Jewelry designs by Alphonse Mucha

Alfons Maria Mucha’s creations  go back to the end of the XIX century, during a  period of changes and reinterpretations. “Le Style Mucha” became the embodiment of artistic searches, the Art Nouveau that originated...