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Art Nouveau Jewelry

Immerse yourself in the artistic allure of Art Nouveau jewelry (1890-1910). Inspired by nature and flowing lines, these pieces are a celebration of creativity and artistry. Explore unique designs that capture the essence of this innovative movement.

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The ‘New Art” era as the translation goes was created in France. On the heels of the Victoria era, the Art Nouveau era did not last long. It came right before world war I. The pieces were often very colorful and vibrant. “It was a short-lived period in jewelry design, lasting only about 15-25 years because of the onset of World War 1 and because the pieces were so over-the-top that people quickly lost interest in them.” (2) Much of the jewelry was made to have a ‘natural’ look and feel, depicting nature and animals using colorful enamel and primarily yellow gold.

What is Art Nouveau-style jewelry?

Art Nouveau jewelry, prevalent from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, emphasized flowing, organic forms inspired by nature, and typically made in yellow gold.  Designs often featured curves, floral motifs, and depictions of women, with materials like enamel, pearls, and colored gemstones.

What is the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco Jewellery?

Art Nouveau is characterized by organic, flowing designs inspired by nature, while Art Deco, prominent in the 1920s-1930s, features geometric shapes and bold, symmetrical patterns. Art Nouveau prioritizes fluidity, whereas Art Deco embraces a more streamlined, architectural aesthetic.

When was the Art Nouveau period in jewelry?

The Art Nouveau period in jewelry spanned roughly from the 1890s to the early 1900s, coinciding with a broader artistic movement that rejected traditional styles in favor of innovative and nature-inspired designs.

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