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Jewelry Ornaments in Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week

By Serena Otgonbayar

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Hand-made copper wire, woven with glass beads and feather, Ariane Chaumeil’s bracelets, earrings, and hair ornaments bring metal and glass work to a new level of fanciness.

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Popular in the 17th and18th century in Europe, many of the glassmaking techniques from the Venetian island of Murano are still employed by today’s artists. youtube

Through the use of copper and cobalt compounds, aquamarine is created, whereas a secret recipe of gold solution gives blood-stain.youtube1

Other techniques produce multicolored glass, crystal glass, and milk glass.

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