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Other fashionable pieces included girandoles (ribbons or bows with three dangling gemstones) and rings in navette, oval, and rectangular shapes.Wearing bracelets of any kind in pairs was very stylish. This pair features 56 table and rose-cut diamonds set in silver with gold backings.
Popular motifs included flowers, crescents, ribbons, bows, leaves, feather plumes, and sprays of foliage. Until 1750, the Baroque style dominated, with its total symmetry and heavy ornateness.
This metal working technique, very popular in the 1820s and 30s, involved intricate wire work designs. This bracelet has five foil-backed aquamarine gemstones amongst intricate cannetille work.
The 15k yellow gold double strand bracelet has links showing detailed metal work.
From 1706 to 1814, the ruins of Pompeii were excavated.
In the 1760s, Roman and Greek motifs, such as Greek keys and laurel and grape leaves, were all the rage.Georgian period jewelers often melted down what they considered out-of-date pieces in order to make newer pieces reflecting current trends.