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Posted by learntobead on April 15, 2010

Poor Jewelry Design

Here’s an article about Poor Jewelry Design, with many images of examples of such design.    The author makes the point that jewelry must have some kind of personal or cultural meaning, so its value can be measured.     Much contemporary jewelry has an ephemeral, temporary personal or cultural resonance, and ways to value these pieces is difficult or no longer makes sense.

Click HERE.



  1. Reblogged this on Wearable Artworks and commented:
    I dislike the jewelry designs shown in the article, but I do not believe that every piece of jewelry has to have a personal or cultural meaning. Jewelry can just be beautiful, fun or fashionable, nothing more.

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