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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.

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"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.

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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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