Napoleonic Era Jewelry and Fashion

Napoleon Bonaparte fundamentally changed the political geography of Europe, radically and lastingly transforming the continent’s civic landscape within a very short timespan. 2019 marked the anniversary of his birthday: 250 years have gone by since the birth of the French general, politician and emperor. Like Alexander von Humboldt, who revolutionised people’s view of nature and […]

Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim’s Melting Pot

The new editorial home of Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim has taken the form of the Melting Pot digital platform, a conglomeration of all jewelry making facets today and in the yesteryears before us. The Melting Pot moniker draws inspiration from metallurgy, the cultural evolution of jewelry and geographical undercurrents surrounding the city of Pforzheim and across a […]