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JEWELRY TERMS:

TYPES OF PEARLS

ETRUSCAN

TYPES OF SETTINGS

GIRANDOLE

VASELINE GLASS


Some definitions for settings are from Christie Romero's book Warman's Jewelry,3rd edition. A must have book for your library.

Date(s): September 24, 2007. Album by Jewelry Ring. 1 - 55 of 55 Total. 2340 Visits.
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TYPES OF PEARLS:
There are many types of pearls, including natural pearls (made with no human interference), cultured pearls (pearls made by inserting a bit of a mother-of-pearl) into [nucleating] a living oyster or by inserting a bit of foreign tissue), baroque pearls (irregularly-shaped pearls), freshwater pearls, seed pearls (tiny pearls), Biwa pearls,blister pearls (grown attached to the shell), black pearls (gray to black pearls), Mabe pearls (cultivated blister pearls). Pearls can be gently cleaned with mild soap and water.

All About Jewels Dictionary


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Baroque faux pearl Haskell Necklace

Compliments of Susan Corwin

Eureka, I Found It!


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Freshwater Pearl Necklace

Compliments of Linda Heberling

Yesterdays Jewels


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Freshwater pearl Bracelet

Courtesy of Linda Heberling


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Genuine Pearl Sterling Silver Grape Combination Pendant/Pin

Compliments of Delores Benedict

Bitz of Glitz


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Pearls from Mikimoto were commonly used for these Ming beauties.

Compliments of Sande Kattau

Kattslair


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These are Mississippi freshwater pearl earrings and date back to the 20s or 30s.

Courtesy of Sande Kattau


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Mikimoto Sterling  Pin
Simple Mikimoto pin...if nothing else, they are the finest cultured pearls in the world.

Courtesy of Sande Kattau


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Sterling and Pearl Ring

Courtesy of Linda Rutherford


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Simulated baroque Pearl pin

Compliments of Jan Gaughan

Eclectic Vintage


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Blister pearl/mabe pearl Pin

Compliments of Beegee McBride

Bee Gee's Jewels


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Gray Pearl Necklace

Compliments of the Cynthia Fore Miller Collection


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Faux Pearl Sautoir

Courtesy of Cynthia Fore Miller


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Singapore Multi Color Pearl Bracelet

Courtesy of Cynthia Fore Miller


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Hand wired pale blue/green and grey irregular poured glass nacré pearls with Classic French clip, signed France.

Compliments of Lee Caplan

Faux Jewels


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China Sea Pearl Necklace

Courtesy of Louise Champion

A Fantasy of Jewels


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South Sea Pearl Necklace

Courtesy of Louise Champion


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DeMario Necklace Featuring Olive-green Faux Pearls

Compliments of Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

Mary Ann, Mary Ann Designs and Anna's Vintage Jewelry


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DeMario Necklace Featuring Two Shades of Pink Faux Pearls

Compliments of Mary Ann Docktor-Smith


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ETRUSCAN:
A commanding style of 19th century gold jewelry that drew its inspiration from the archeological discoveries at Herculaneum and Pompeii.


For information about Etruscan jewelry you'll want to read Cheri's article for the Jewelry Ring "Focus on Design" series.

Reviving the Etruscan Jewelers' Art, by Cheri Van Hoover


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Etruscan-style Gold-plated Collar Necklace, Circa 1980s

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover

Milky Way Jewels


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Etrusceana Revival Flower Brooch. Marked ETRUSCEANA with a copyright symbol. Roberto Brunialti, author of the classic jewelry reference books American Costume Jewelry and A Tribute to America, attributes the Etrusceana line to the Rice Warner Co., made under the direction of head designer Louis C. Mark beginning in 1941.

Compliments of Cheri Van Hoover


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Huge Etrusceana Leaf Brooch

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Etrusceana Revival Golden Hearts Necklace signed Etrusceana

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Etrusceana Revival Heavy Gold Choker Necklace signed Etrusceana

Courtesy of Cheri Van Hoover


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Estruscan Brooch with Decorative Metal Beads and Cone-shaped Dangles

Compliments of Carolyn Sunday

Sunday and Sunday


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Etruscan Bar Pin using the granulation (fine applied bead work) technique

Compliments of Carolyn Sunday


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Estruscan Bar Pin using the granulation (fine applied bead work) technique

Compliments of Carolyn Sunday


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Etruscan style gold filled locket

Compliments of Susan Corwin


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Etruscan Revival Necklace

Courtesy of Jan Gaughan

Eclectic Vintage


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Etruscan style Necklace & Bracelet

Compliments of Bobye Syverson

The Enchanted Castle


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18K Granulated Bar Pin
A good Victorian Example of fine granulation.  The delicate workmanship is amzing.

Courtesy of Sande Kattau

KATTSLAIR


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15 Ct Gran Hair Pin
Another Victorian Granulated piece from the 1860s or so.  The round is a  compartment for hair or remembrance & opens in back.

Courtesy of Sande Kattau


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1860s Etruscan Earrings

Courtesy of Sande Kattau


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Taille Epergne Earrings
I do think of these as Etruscan.

Courtesy of Sande Kattau


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Etruscan-style Buckle

Compliments of Linda Rutherford

Linda's Goodies


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Etruscan Revival Dress Clip

Compliments of Cynthia Fore Miller


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Silvertone Etruscan Revival Brooch and Matching Earrings

Courtesy of Nancy Brace

Splendors Of the Past


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Golden Etruscan Pierced Earrings

Courtesy of Nancy Brace


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Vans Authentics Etruscan-style Brooch

Compliments of Mary Ann Docktor-Smith

Mary Ann, Mary Ann Designs and Anna's Vintage Jewelry


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TYPES OF SETTINGS:
Bead Set:
(setting in which stones are held in place by beads raised from the surrounding metal)
Bezel:
(metal band with top edges burnished over to hold a stone in place)
Claw Setting:
(prongs of metal hold a stone in place)
Channel Setting:
(a row of same size square or rectangular stones fitted into a continuous metal channel which holds the stones in place)
Collet Setting:
(a short tubular band or collar of metal enclosing a stone)
Gypsy Setting:
(a one-piece mount for a stone which is recessed into the metal, with the table of the stone level with the metal surface;also called Star Setting when lines radiating from the stone are engraved in the metal)
Tiffany Setting:
(a four or six prong elevated setting for a solitaire stone)
Pavé-Set:
(stones set close together,showing no metal between them)


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Channel set square glass stones.

Compliments of Lilly Vittetow

Lilly's Vintage Jewelry


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Channel set rectangular glass stones

Courtesy of Lilly Vittetow


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Collet Setting

Courtesy of Lilly Vittetow


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Collet Setting

Courtesy of Lilly Vittetow


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Rhinestones are Pave set

Courtesy of Lilly Vittetow


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Gypsy Setting

Compliments of Lilly Vittetow


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Example of Claw setting

Courtesy of Susan Corwin


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Tiffany Setting

Compliments of Bobye Syverson

The Enchanted Castle


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GIRANDOLE (jhee rahn DOLE):
A style of earring or brooch in which a large stone or decorative element suspends three smaller pear-shaped pendants of similar design.

A girandole is an earring or brooch in which three pearls, gemstones, or pendants hang from a large gemstone. The central drop is usually larger than the other pendants.


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An example of Girandole.

Anonymous


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Carolee Girandole Earrings

Compliments of Dan Day

The Queen's Jewels


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VASELINE GLASS:
Uranium Glass is another name for Vaseline Glass. Therefore, if it does not have Uranium in it, it is not Vaseline Glass. Vaseline Glass is verified by using a blacklight in order for the piece to glow from yellow to a vibrant fluorescent green.Vaseline Glass is a yellow or yellow-green glass piece that turns bright fluorescent green under the blacklight.


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This is what true Vaseline glass looks like under a black light..

Courtesy of Sheri Weiss


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Beads that are clear on the outside and have blue and then an inner core of fluorescent Green.Vaseline Glass

Compliments of Sheri Weiss

Boo Bears Baubles