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Putting Color to Use-Past, Present, and Future

Edith Anderson Feisner and Ronald Reed

Source: Color Studies, 3rd Edition, 2014, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

After reading this chapter, you will:

Introduction

Ariel Beaujot

Source: Victorian Fashion Accessories, 2012, Berg Fashion Library

Book chapter

In order to write this book, I had to think about who the middle class were, and what people who identified themselves as “middle class” thought they had in common. These questions, that seem simple at first, turned out to be quite complex. The middle class was a very diverse grouping in the nineteenth century. It was both an economic classification and an imaginary social category. It included people ranging from the ill-paid spinsters, who made a meager salary designing fashionable objects, to

A Brief History of Jewellery

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Jewellery is an intensely personal art form, it is worn to look appealing, to enhance and decorate the wearer. It allows the wearer an opportunity to celebrate an occasion or key moment in life and encapsulates the spirit of an emotion forever. Throughout the ages, people have worn jewellery to connote status and wealth. Jewellery has the ability to cross genders, race and ages and appeals to that most human of emotions, namely, love.

Jewellery Styles

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Jewellery concerned with the fashion and lifestyle arena (as opposed to the craft or art jewellery movement) is made up of several key groups including fine jewellery, fashion jewellery and catwalk (runway) jewellery, each with a specific position in the market and customer demographic. Whilst designers may specialize in one area, they must have a good understanding of the market as a whole in order to be versatile and ensure a broad commercial portfolio.

Essential Research

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

A well-balanced, commercial jewellery collection requires a huge degree of research, attention to detail, consideration of materials and price, and a clear understanding of the customer and the market. Designers absorb ideas and references from a variety of cultural sources, such as history, film, music, literature, and art. In this chapter we explore the sources of inspiration and the importance of research.

Design Creation

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Studying jewellery design allows you to develop your creativity, expand your professional studies and respond to a series of technical projects and contextual studies. This chapter is intended to guide you in the development of your own designs.

Design Development and Realization

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

This chapter explores how a collection is developed and comes to market. It looks at the people involved in the design team and explains their roles.

Marketing

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Today jewellery brands sell products using sophisticated images, campaigns and styling transmitted through a wealth of media including flagship stores, pop-up shops, digital magazines, online stores, web films, apps and virtual fashion shows.

A Career in Jewellery

Elizabeth Galton

Source: Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design. From Fashion to Fine Jewellery, 2012, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

The jewellery industry is highly competitive, the most successful and iconic designers are those whose designs transcend trends, themes and influences, and strike a balance between being innovative and being commercially sound.

The Jewelry Industry

Carol Anne Dickson

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. The United States and Canada, 2010, Berg Fashion Library

Encyclopedia entry

From early times, men and women have sought to adorn themselves. The desire to adorn the body answered several needs: communication of identity, including status and kinship, as well as symbols of protection and spiritual beliefs. The desire to express beliefs, status, and affiliations grew as the number of family members grew and the number of families who formed groups expanded. It is certain that jewelry antedates clothing. Whether it was worn for artistic display or utility, we do not know fo

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