Category: Jewelry

30. January 2019

Modern Age | Jewelry

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The winged lion of Zurich

by Andrej Abplanalp

Zurich – Bern – Venice. No, it’s not an Interrail route, but a 17th-century alliance. A valuable drinking vessel in the shape of a lion commemorates this.

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13. September 2017

20th / 21st century | Jewelry

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Smog Free Ring

by Beatriz Chadour-Sampson

Jewellery made of smog that contributes to clean air? The Dutch artist Daan Roosegarde makes it possible thanks to his ingenious and unique concept.

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31. March 2017

Modern Age | Jewelry

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Goethe’s Heart Throb for Young Miss Herzlieb

by Andrej Abplanalp

What does a poet do when his lyrical wooing falls on deaf ears? He presents his queen of hearts with a ring. Alas, this too did not change Wilhelmine Herzlieb’s mind.

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31. March 2017

Classical antiquity | Archaeology

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How the “Röstigraben”came to be

by Swiss National Museum

This brooch, called a fibula, belonged to a woman living in what is today the canton of Solothurn around the year AD 600.

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