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Jewelry Japan

A variety of interesting cultural phenomena of the history of Japan is not so rich in the traditions of jewelry art. According to archaeological research, a gold ring, belonging to the sixth century of our era, is losing popularity to the eighth century and only in the mid-nineteenth century jewel found among the ornaments of the rich Japanese women, which she wears with a kimono. By the end of the nineteenth century created the production, which will become a symbol of Japanese art jewelry – Mikimoto pearls.

In all these periods, of course, in Japan there were different types of jewelry, but the usual in our understanding of the style. Kanzashi and combs for the hair, fans. cords-braids, kumihimo. netsuke, oblong wooden buttons. Of course, these decorations have no equivalent in Western culture jewelry production.

One of the first types of jewelry Western character, which took in Japan, became a brooch, not because its worn directly on your body. All for the same reason, because of the reluctance to “change” your body, it is very difficult earrings were made location among Japanese women, and nowadays not so often that you meet Japanese women with pierced ears.

And therefore, we can say that the real history of Japanese jewelry production begins after the Second world war. Many major manufacturers, Continue reading

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