Friday, 1 April 2011


Before I finish off describing the conference I thought I would briefly revisit Prague and some of the gems I discovered in their Decorative Arts Museum.
A pilgrims brooch from 11th century I think. Collecting badges was a hobby even back then!

A bishops ring. It wasn't a modern thing to be avant garde and set the stone upside down!
A flea ball. I kid you not. Placed under the skirts to repel fleas. Bigger one available to repel unwanted male attention !(Ok so the last bit was an April fools).
Lovely stone set necklace (Czech garnets?)- again the design looks modern.
A lovely gold and pearl art noveau necklace.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Emma, I just discovered your blog via BeadFX in Toronto. You do lovely work. My own efforts at silver clay have been pretty gruesome (my son is the artist, not me) but it's exciting to see your talent bloom through your work.