A history of jewelry

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Part I

 

I. Introduction .................................................................1

II. Glossary  ....................................................................3

III. Ancients and Classical Jewelry.......................................4

A. Egyptian jewelry.................................................4

B. Phoenician jewelry..............................................6

C. Greek jewelry.....................................................7

D. Italian jewelry...................................................9

IV. Jewelry of the Middle Ages ........................................11

V. Jewelry of the Renaissance ........................................17

VI. Jewelry from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century...21

A. Jewelry of the Seventeenth Century ....................21

B. Jewelry of the Eighteenth Century ......................23

C. Synthetic Jewelry .............................................26

D. Jewelry in the United States .............................27

E. Jewelry of the Nineteenth Century......................28

F. Mourning Jewels .............................................30

G. Jewelry of the Twentieth Century ......................31

PART II

I. Rings ..........................................................................32

II. Necklaces ...................................................................38

III. Bracelets and Earrings ................................................41

IV. Brooches ...................................................................44

Bibliography ....................................................................48

 

 

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