Viticulture

Plique-à-Jour Enamel, Diamond and Red Ruby Grape Cluster Brooch.

Plique-à-Jour Enamel, Diamond, and Red Ruby Grape Cluster Brooch.

Viticulture (from Latin: Viti = wine) relates to wine and the cultivation of wine grapes. In jewelry, this is expressed through the use of wine leafs and/or grapes.

Grapes and wine leafs are often associated with Bacchus (or Dionysus), the wine God.