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History of jewelry

Georgian-era jewelry styles: festoon necklaces, Lover’s Eyes, quizzing glasses, and handmade chains

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Georgian-era jewelry. What materials did jewelers use at the time?

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Pearls throughout centuries. Magnificent jewelry with pearls

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Traditional gold jewelry technique: granulation. From Sumer to modern days

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Traditional gold jewelry technique: chain making. The loop-in-loop technique

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Traditional gold jewelry technique: wire jewelry. How do they do it?

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Jewelry of Marie Antoinette. What is left of her large and costly collection?

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Vintage royal jewelry. Queen Victoria's sophisticated coronet

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Byzantine crowns with pendilia or temple pendants – artful jewelry or imperial symbol of power?

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Authentic Byzantine gold jewelry. Exhibits from museum collections

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Jewelry, accessories, and hairstyles in Ancient Greece

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Gorgeous jewelry of Indian Maharaja and Maharani – great and wealthy rulers of India

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Traditional jewelry of Dark Age Europe: Anglo-Saxon style jewels

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Medieval temple rings. The most charming women’s jewelry of all times

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Medieval finger rings and earrings from the British Museum. Gold jewelry with gems

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Vikings and their beaded necklaces – the most beloved Scandinavian jewelry

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Traditional jewelry pieces of Kyivan Rus

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How wealthy women dressed in Kyivan Rus’ in the late 10th century

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Folk jewelry around the world

Traditional male shirt jewelry in Poland. Polish men used functional jewels when there were no buttons

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Ukrainian women adorned themselves with skillful embroidery and costly jewelry for every special occasion

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Ukrainian dukach – traditional jewelry piece made from coins and adorned with gems

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Ukrainian traditional sets of jewelry – vintage necklaces

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Ukrainian folk jewels – vintage and stylized modern necklaces

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Ukrainian vintage necklaces. Beaded necklace could protect from evil eye or determine health issues

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Kazakh folk jewelry – charming pieces and practically always protection amulets

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Hawaiian folk jewelry originates from England. How so?

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Scandinavian tortoise fibulae or turtle brooches – outstanding Viking-age jewelry pieces

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Viking clothing and jewelry in Iceland

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Norwegian bunad jewelry: halsknapp and sølje

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Moroccan authentic jewelry – massive, copious, and so charming

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Buryat traditional jewelry. Even personal hygiene tools are turned into jewelry items

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Amazigh or Berber folk jewelry

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Miao bride is traditionally covered in silver jewelry from head to toe

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Traditional clothing and jewelry of Oman in the British Museum

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Old and new ways of wearing Indian traditional hair jewelry Maang Tikka

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Traditional female jewelry pieces of Rajasthan, India

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Private Ottoman jewelry collection became a museum in Turkey

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Tunisian traditional jewelry. Top-6 jewelry pieces every Tunisian woman should own

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Tunisian traditional anklet named “kholkhal” – a fun way to learn more about your bride

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Extraordinary collection of vintage jewelry from The Met

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Extremely beautiful necklaces made of a mix of beads and pendants from around the world

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Magnificent necklaces made using vintage beads and pendants from different parts of the world

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Ugandan women make beaded necklaces from recycled paper

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Ancient jewels and archaeological finds

Ancient gold, silver, and bronze jewelry from the grave. The oldest pieces are dated around the 14th-10th century B.C.

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The oldest jewelry made from bone, shells, glass, stone, and metal. Archaeological finds

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Oldest beaded necklaces found on Ukrainian land. Some of them date back to the 11th century B.C.

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Jewelry pieces in Ancient Greece. Samples of 3,000-year-old gold jewels

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Men’s and women’s jewelry in the Roman Empire

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Scythian traditional gold jewelry and clothing with gold decorations (5th-4th century B.C.)

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