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The movement called Edwardian in Great Britain was called Belle Époque (beautiful era) in France.  Belle Époque jewelry is characterized by garlands and swags of foliate motifs, lace and bows. Designs reflect on the motifs of the neoclassical and rococo of the French courts of the 18th century.
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The movement called [[Edwardian Jewelry: 1901-1915|Edwardian]] in Great Britain was called Belle Époque (beautiful era) in France.  Belle Époque jewelry is characterized by [[Guirlande|garlands]] and swags of [[Foliate|foliate]] motifs, lace and bows. Designs reflect the [[Neoclassical Jewelry|neoclassical]] and [[rococo]] motifs of 18th century French courts.  
  
 
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Revision as of 14:00, 2 January 2013

The movement called Edwardian in Great Britain was called Belle Époque (beautiful era) in France. Belle Époque jewelry is characterized by garlands and swags of foliate motifs, lace and bows. Designs reflect the neoclassical and rococo motifs of 18th century French courts.

Edwardina bracelet ruby lang.jpg

See Also

Edwardian

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