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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.

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 ...
The Renaissance 1460 – 1650 - Museum Jewellery - Museum jewelry

The Renaissance 1460 – 1650

The Renaissance was a period of cultural and intellectual movement between 1460-1650 that marked a shift in the history of art and culture. It led to a renewed interest in classical motifs, designs and decorative elements in jewelry. The jewelry of this period was characterized by intricate desig...
A European style is developing - Museum Jewellery - Museum Jewelry

A European style is developing

In the late Middle Ages, major jewelry workshops were in cities like Paris, Cologne, and Venice and borrowed elements of style and form from the classical world. From the 13th century, a self-confidence can be traced in Western European jewelry, which became brighter and lighter under the influen...
Jewel setting and cathedral construction - Museum Jewellery - Museum Jewelry

Jewel setting and cathedral construction

The use of klo stones and jewels in Gothic cathedral construction served both aesthetic and symbolic purposes. The technique of klo allowed for more light to enter the church, creating a sense of grandeur and wonder. The use of precious stones reflected the wealth and power of the Church and were...