JEWELLERY ARTS, DESIGN AND HISTORY


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The History of Jewellery

Part 1, The Ancient World

All pictures © Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, Germany. The Canadian Institute of Gemmology is offering a correspondence course in Jewellery, History and Design which provides in-depth information about periods and styles.

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pf11Golden disk earring with granulation; 6th century BC

pf12Linked chain drop earrings from Sardes (Greece); 4th century BC

pf13Necklet, gold, Asia Minor; 4th century BC

pf14Gold bracelet with garnet, Greece; 300 BC

pf15Buckle type gold earrings; 4th century BC

pf16Belt buckle, gold, Roman; 4th century BC

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