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Fashion Jewelry Since 3000 Years

Originally imported by the Phenics, in Italy the Etruscans were already working the filigree at the end of the eighteenth century. After the year 1000 the filigree hand-work definitely starts flourishing in our Peninsula.

Following the Crusaders’ return, around the year 1200 the art of filigree landed in Genoa and the inhabitants of the so-called “The Superb” soon became very famous for this handicrafts jewels.

Trade paths, migrant flux, invasions, fashion and customs trends, in a word the history, had a great influence upon the spreading and evolution of the filigree art.

 

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