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I often asked where our historical jewelry designs originate from or where I find the Museum pieces we share on social media.
The simple answer is that most of our designs were done by Shashi as he traveled the world visiting museums & auction-houses, photographing 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.
"Modern" is a bit tongue in cheek when your jewelry is inspired by history. I've been hard at work cleaning up our modern collection and its subsets, and I want to walk a bit through the periods we represent.
Specifically today I want to talk about the Georgian era in general and dive into Georgian fashion, and some of the Georgian jewelry trends represented in our collection.
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.
- art deco
- art nouveau
- laurel burch
- mothers day
- mummy beads
- museum day
- new items
- shashi inc
- the met
- v&a museum
- vintage enamel