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The Use of Polyester Resin as a Material for Jewelry Making

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.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Bracken, Marjorie Ruth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Jewelry from the Tiffany Catalog

Description: Many pieces of jewelry are depicted on the catalog two-page spread.
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Date: 1890
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shake, Rattle and Roll

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Purple Bracelet

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Weighted Rectangle

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Roll

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.
Date: 1987~
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Round Bracelets

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Purpleheart Set

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Brooch

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.
Date: 1987
Creator: Crowell-Hilde, Kaki D.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

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

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.
Date: 1946
Creator: Pledger, Leon Monroe
Partner: UNT Libraries

medallions from the Barmy Collar, from the Ryazan Oblast, Russia

Description: The medallions from the collar piece are set with many gemstones and decorated with filigree and granulated details. Openwork gold baubles are strung together to hold the medallions.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Plumb Bob: Shelter

Description: The necklace is in the form of a plumb bob. The finial is shaped like a house. This view shows the entire length of the necklace.
Date: 2012
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Vortex

Description: The brooch front has granulation while the back side has keum boo overlay. The texture is created by chasing and repousse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Plumb Bob: Tradition

Description: The necklace is in the form of a plumb bob. This view of the necklace shows the entire length.
Date: 2012
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Plumb Bob: Shelter

Description: The necklace is in the form of a plumb bob. The finial is shaped like a house.
Date: 2012
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Round Soffit Vent

Description: The brooch is in the shape of a round soffit vent.
Date: 2010
Creator: Lopez, Ana Maria
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Climbing

Description: Detail image of the side of the brooch.
Date: 2012
Creator: Navama, Tamar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Climbing

Description: Detail image of the brooch front.
Date: 2012
Creator: Navama, Tamar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Climbing

Description: Image of the entire brooch from above.
Date: 2012
Creator: Navama, Tamar
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design