A favorite pastime of mine is spotting jewelry in paintings. Whether it be an Elizabethan dandy’s multiple strings of pearls or a Victorian woman’s mourning jewels, these pieces are a fascinating glimpse into what was most prized in a particular culture or period of time. It was during the Georgian era that the art form […]
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Materials: Silvia Furmanovich On a recent trip to the Amazon rain forest, Brazilian jewelry designer Silvia Furmanovich encountered craftsmen using Brazilian woods for their marquetry, and it inspired this new artisanal collection of oversize wood bangles and earrings with striking marquetry patterns and sparkling gemstones. (silviafurmanovich.com; available at Stanley Korshak, stanleykorshak.com) Brazilian woods used in the […]
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