Islamic Jewelry Designs: From Cordoba to Cartier

To begin, we will look closely at the history of jewelry in the Islamic world, from the 7th to the 19th century, and examine how jewels and gemstones serve as talismans, symbols of power, as well as adornment. Then, we will look at how Islamic art and jewels served as inspiration for many of the most well-known jewelry houses of the 20th century, including Cartier, Boucheron, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, and others.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Knowledge about the significance of jewelry throughout history
  • An understanding of the Islamic influence on famous jewelry designs

Ideal for

  • Art enthusiasts
  • Aspiring and prospective arts professionals
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