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 Post subject: The history behind … Belle Époque jewelry
PostPosted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:00 pm 
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The history behind … Belle Époque Jewelry
By Hannah Connorton

National Jeweler wrote:
New York--The early 1900s were a time of peace and prosperity in the United States and, for many, also a time of wealth, as small businesses grew and factory output flourished.
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As incomes rose, those affected sought to display this status much like we do today--with jewels and adornments. This paved the way for Belle Époque jewelry, which is characterized by garlands, foliate motifs, lace and bows.

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Nice article, Barbra :D . I wouldn't turn down any of the pieces shown :wink: .

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Thanks for sharing! Glad to read a wonderful piece of history. My friend who is a jewelry buff also mentioned this story to me before, which started my fascination for historical jewelries.


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