The Art of Jewelry: There is something about jewelry that engages even the most Spartan of women. You can see the sparkle of the stone and the metal reflected in their eyes as they bend over the counter. Because so much of the history of jewelry is tied up with culture and anthropology, innumerable craft techniques have sprung up around it because it is so desirable. We’ve examined some in our recent blogs. Today, in the concluding one, we will look at a few more.
RECENT ARTICLES ON THE ART OF JEWELRY
FILIGREE THE LACE IN JEWELRY
THE BEAUTIFUL ART OF ENAMELED JEWELRY
MICRO MOSAIC A POPULAR ART FROM THE 19TH CENTURY
Embossing: The Art of Jewelry
(more…) Textile Crafts of Japan : I had a pink hand-painted pajama set as a child, which came in an artful box, with the inside flap mirrored and beribboned. I loved this so much I never actually wore it but pulled it out at intervals to admire it. This was my first exposure to the miracle of Japanese crafts.