Memento Mori and Mourning jewellery

Like several of the other subjects I once spoke about also this one is known since ancient times. Memento mori jewellery do exist since Roman times and revived in the late Middle Ages, but combined with Christian teaching on the need to live a good life.

These both sensitive subject are beautifully described in the book ‘Rings, Jewelry
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‘Serpentina, Snake Jewellery from around the World’, until 26 February in Pforzheim

Until 26th February this month the exhibition ‘Serpentina, Snake Jewellery from around the World’ is on display at the Schmuckmuseum in Pforzheim (The Jewellery museum), Germany. Accompanying this exhibition there’s an extremely interesting beautiful book written by Fritz Falk, which I would like to discuss on my blog today.As you know I’m impressed by
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‘Christmas ‘n Cookie Fair’ at The Lloyds Hotel, Amsterdam & Jewellery books!Arnoldsche Art Publishers

With the Christmas holiday in my mind I would like to make you aware of the beautiful jewellery book collection of Arnoldsche Art Publishers! No matter which book you will choose, the quality is always of a very high level with the most amazing pictures and interesting text. So, with a present of them
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Gem-Session 2 “Pearls”

Since the antiquity pearls are noticed for their natural beauty and therefore legendary. Like “Tears of the Gods that had fallen into the sea”, “Dew gathered in sea shells” and are often seen in important royal treasures. Although the natural pearl forming process is a complicated one I will try to explain it in a brief
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New Book “On Jewellery”, by Liesbeth den Besten

I just received in my mailbox the news that Liesbeth de Besten has written an indispensable handbook of international contemporary jewellery art, introducing its tendencies and role from the late 1960s to today within the context of current trends in art and society. A synopsis of what jewellery art is and can be.  Knowing
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Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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