This gold and turquoise tiara and necklace, ca.1825, illustrates the stylistic transition of the 1820s, incorporating the palmettes and meanders that had remained in vogue after the French Empire, meshed with vine branches that announced the naturalism of the Romantic style. http://www.adorn-london.com/jewelry-inspiration/a-walk-through-chaumets-historical-jewels/ http://preziosamagazine.com/chaumet-un-ponte-tra-passato-presente-e-futuro/

This gold and turquoise tiara and necklace, ca.1825, illustrates the stylistic transition of the 1820s, incorporating the palmettes and meanders that had remained in vogue after the French Empire, meshed with vine branches that announced the naturalism of the Romantic style. http://www.adorn-london.com/jewelry-inspiration/a-walk-through-chaumets-historical-jewels/ http://preziosamagazine.com/chaumet-un-ponte-tra-passato-presente-e-futuro/

Antique Parure, France (ca. 1800; from top, Tiara, Earrings, Necklace, 2 Bracelets; pressed glass, gold).

Antique Parure, France (ca. 1800; from top, Tiara, Earrings, Necklace, 2 Bracelets; pressed glass, gold).

A garnet, gilt and seed pearl tiara,  Georgian. With mulitple gilt foliate scrolls set with garnets and pearls.

A garnet, gilt and seed pearl tiara, Georgian. With mulitple gilt foliate scrolls set with garnets and pearls.

Art Nouveau gold necklace, after 1900, Museum of Decorative Arts Prague, Czech Republic (hva)

Art Nouveau gold necklace, after 1900, Museum of Decorative Arts Prague, Czech Republic (hva)

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