Baroque

Baroque

Baroque The Baroque period in art history spans from about 1600 to 1775 and is one of the most versatile amongst the art eras. The name is derived from a Portuguese jewelers term “barrocco”, meaning “irregularly formed pearl”. It was preceded...
Baroque Jewelry

Baroque Jewelry

Baroque Jewelry Introduction With the start of the 17th century, Renaissance jewelry evolved gradually into a new style. From 1625 on, we see a clear reaction against the rigid and contorted dresses that had been worn by the ladies of the Renaissance. Soft, flowing...