Victorian Jewellery

Victorian Jewellery

Book - 2002
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A highly readable account of how jewelry and fashion influenced each other and how both were determined by living standards and economics of the Victorian years. Includes lovely examples of jeweled tiaras, brooches, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, lockets, and chains, all set with precious and semi-precious stones. 115 halftones, 66 line illustrations, 10 color plates.


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For collectors and others, an amateur enthusiast provides historical context on jewelry's role in early, mid, and late Victorian periods. For each period, Flower summarizes types of jewelry worn, chief materials used, typical motifs and other characteristics. Includes a list of period British jewelers, glossary, and illustrations. Originally published by Cassell & Co., Ltd., London. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 2002
Edition: Dover edition
ISBN: 9780486422305
0486422305
Branch Call Number: 739.2709 FLOWE
Additional Contributors: Moore, Doris Langley 1902-1989
Notes: Originally published: London : Cassell & Co., 1951

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