2017/08/13

A touch of history by Adin Antique Jewellery: "The decorative value of glass through the ages"

A touch of history
by Adin Antique Jewellery

"The decorative value of glass through the ages"

Click the picture to get to see this French antique Victorian enameled ring with rose cut diamonds.
Click the picture to learn more about this French antique Victorian enameled ring.
 
 
Not only has the beauty of glass been adding an intriguing appeal to our otherwise dull objects of daily use; but this alluring material -when being crushed into the finest powder, called enamel-, can also enhance an already precious piece of jewellery to an absolute exquisite masterpiece.

The firing and so fusing of grinded glass onto another material (e.g. gold, silver, copper, porcelain, etc.) offers more than the guarantee of true craftsmanship; the technique of enamelling beholds a rich history dating back from the ancient Egyptians to the ancient Greeks, Celts, Russians, and Chinese.

Here, we offer a mesmerizing French Victorian ring from which the top is embellished with an eye-catching royal blue transparent enamel fused over a radiating guilloche engraving. (The topic of guilloche engraving will be addressed on one of our future heralds, so stay tuned!)
 






Antiqualy yours,

The Adin team
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