Lily of the Valley Inspires Jewelry Designers

Lily of the valley, with its enchanting fragrance and delicate appearance, has long captivated jewelry designers seeking to capture its ephemeral beauty in wearable art. From the intricate Art Nouveau era to contemporary interpretations, this graceful flower has served as a muse for renowned designers and left an indelible mark on the world of jewelry. […]

Egyptian Eye from an Anthropoid Coffin

As ancient Egyptians would have it, their gods were gold-skinned with lapis lazuli hair, eyebrows and eyelids. The right eye was originally inlaid in an anthropoid coffin, which was shaped like the human body as compared to a traditional rectangular coffin. The eye inlay is made of obsidian, limestone and cobalt blue glass, which was […]

It Shines, it Radiates, it Whinnies

The first ever Celtic piece of jewelry in the form of a Celtiberian fibula from the second to first century BC has landed at the doors of  Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim. The art piece was acquired by the International Society of Friends of Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim (ISSP), a non-profit formed in 1997 to support Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim in many […]