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I often asked where our historically inspired jewelry designs originate from or where I find the museum jewelry we share on social media and sometimes replicate.

The simple answer is that most of our designs were done by Shashi as he traveled the world visiting museums and browsing private collections of auction-houses. He would photograph and sketching and later reproducing what he found. In honor of Museum Week this week, and Museum Day on May 18th - here are some institutions with great collections of jewelry that we have reproduced pieces from or found inspiration through.

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Can you help me track down the source of one of our designs?

Dive into triangular earrings and molds covering roman earring design from 200-500 AD and explore the similarities in garnet inlays, filigree and granule work, glass, pearl, and emerald beading on authentic roman pieces as well as one of our modern reproductions.

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