Holbeinesque Jewellery

Holbeinesque Jewellery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Holbeinesque jewellery includes pendants, brooches and earrings in the neo-Renaissance or Renaissance Revival style, and once again became fashionable in the 1860s. The designs differ from the older stylised and pious neo-Gothic jewellery, in that they are extravagantly opulent - this richness of form and colour which had appealed to the Tudor court was rediscovered by Victorian jewellers and their patrons, reviving a fashion that flourished into the early 1900s. The style is characterised by a large, centrally-placed cabochon gemstone, cameo or intaglio mounted in gold and colourful enamel work, such as basse-taille, champleve, cloisonne and en ronde bosse.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136775565
  • 9786136775562