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Filigree Jewelry in Fashion

… “gran” which means “grain” or “bead”. Originally, small beads of metal were soldered into the junctions where the wires met in order to add strength to the delicate Wirework. Filigree Jewelry Throughout History This intricate and delicate design technique dates as far back as the 1600s in Asian, French, Greek and Roman cultures and became very popular in Art Deco filigree jewelry pieces of the 1920s and 1930s in the United States. Flowers, hearts, leaves and …

Guests enjoy wine while browsing art including jewelry by John S. Brana at Art People Gallery – May 28

… jewelry collections, all inspired by areas in and around San Francisco, were displayed.     Guests were particularly drawn to selections from the Monterey collection, including a pair of teardrop-shaped earrings made of fine silver and wrapped in an olive green Italian metal mesh, priced especially for Art People clients at $95. Many women also enjoyed slipping dazzling gemstone cocktail rings from the Pacific Heights collection onto their fingers. “The Wirework setting is …