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Traditional Jewellery: In Nineteenth-Century Europe (Hardback)

Traditional Jewellery: In Nineteenth-Century Europe (Hardback)

Although less well-known today, European jewellery - jewellery worn with traditional or national costume - was highly fashionable in nineteenth-centur…

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Event - What do you do with that? Some unusual traditional jewellery.

Thu 07 August 2014 13:00

FREE TALK: Traditional jewellery is often worn in ways unknown to fashionable jewellery - some pieces date back to medieval dress functions, others, such as the Dutch oorijzer, represent a unique local development.

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