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Explore the rich history of jewelry at our website. From ancient civilizations to modern times, jewelry has been a symbol of adornment, alliance, and love. Not just a fashion statement, but also a practical form of investment. Learn about the origins and evolution of jewelry, the materials used throughout history, and how it reflects our cultural heritage. Discover the rich story behind each piece of jewelry here at our website.

The Renaissance 1460 – 1650, England - Museum Jewellery - Museum Jewelry

Jewelry in The Renaissance 1460 – 1650, England

During the period of Renaissance in England, spanning from 1460 to 1650, the country witnessed a remarkable resurgence in artistic and intellectual pursuits with a primary focus on art, literature, and fashion. The passing of the "Act of Supremacy" in 1534 was a significant event during this time...
The Renaissance 1460 – 1650, Portugal - Museum Jewellery - Museum Jewelry

The Renaissance 1460 – 1650, Portugal

During the Renaissance period, Portugal underwent a significant cultural and economic transformation. In addition to the flourishing of the arts, sciences, and exploration, this period saw the rise of wealthy merchant families and the patronage of the arts by the royal court. One of the most sign...
Renaissance 1460 - 1650, Spain - Museum Jewellery - Museum Jewelry

Renaissance 1460 - 1650, Spain

During the second half of the 16th century, a more restrained style was promoted through the influential court of Spain's Philip II. Men, in particular, wore very little jewelry, while during the long reign of England's Elizabeth I, emphasis was placed on extravagant adornment of women. The voyag...
Renaissance 1460 – 1650 - Italy - Museum Jewellery - Museum jewelry

Renaissance 1460 – 1650 - Italy

During the Renaissance period, Italy was a major center for jewelry production and innovation, with wealthy city-states such as Florence and Venice leading the way in new styles and techniques. These styles were spread through Europe through trade and travel, with the use of engraved designs and ...