The Use of Polyester Resin as a Material for Jewelry Making

The Use of Polyester Resin as a Material for Jewelry Making

Date: January 1969
Creator: Bracken, Marjorie Ruth
Description: This study was designed to provide information concerning polyester resin as a material for jewelry making. The secondary purpose was to develop processes which create an artistic form for jewelry sustained by a poetic tone based on the fluid and translucent qualities of the material.
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Jewelry from the Tiffany Catalog

Jewelry from the Tiffany Catalog

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: Many pieces of jewelry are depicted on the catalog two-page spread.
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Shake, Rattle and Roll

Shake, Rattle and Roll

Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The brooches shown in this image consist of geometric shapes pierced with spear shapes or a coil. The metal surfaces are shiny and smooth. The brooches are in three colors from the various metals, brass, silver and copper.
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Purple Bracelet

Purple Bracelet

Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The bracelet is made of six sections, each one wood on which each end is capped with sterling silver and hinged to the adjacent section.
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Weighted Rectangle

Weighted Rectangle

Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The pendant consists of a hollow sterling silver rectangular shape that inside of which is a sphere that appears to cause the rectangular shape to hang at an angle.
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Roll

Roll

Date: 1987~
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The brooch consists of a triangular shape with a triangular shaped opening through which a coiled piece of copper twists and emerges and wraps the triangulalr piece.
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Round Bracelets

Round Bracelets

Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The three bracelets are predominately made of wood. They each have a hinge in the middle of their circumference as well as a pin latch opening.
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Purpleheart Set

Purpleheart Set

Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The purpleheart set consists of a bracelet, necklace and a pair of earrings. They are predominately made of a dark red wood and silver. The pieces consist of geometric shapes which are connected with silver caps and hinges.
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Brooch

Brooch

Date: 1987
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Description: The silver and copper brooch is a triangular shape with a triangular shaped opening inside which is a coiled piece of metal with a second coil on one of the corners of the brooch. The surface is shiny and smooth.
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The Preparation of Stones of Walker County, Texas for Use as Sets in Jewelry

The Preparation of Stones of Walker County, Texas for Use as Sets in Jewelry

Date: 1946
Creator: Pledger, Leon Monroe
Description: Since the East Texas area has many minerals in the categories which yield semiprecious stones of commercial value--jasper, wood agate, wood opal, and silicified stone, the author undertook this study to determine: (1) the extent which these minerals could be utilized as sources for gems; (2) the equipment necessary for cutting and polishing the stones; and (3) the techniques for finishing the gems.
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