EBONITE: A hard, black rubber material; synonym of VULCANITE
EDWARDIAN: Roughly the first decade of the 20th century; jewelry is elegant and elaborate. Named after Edward VII, the Edwardian period followed the Victorian era.
ELECTROPLATING: Casting metal over an object of another material
EMAIL: French term translates to enamel
EMBOSSED: Surface decoration where the design is slightly raised
ENAMEL: Generic term for a glassy substance of powdered, poured glass, fused on metal. Types of enamel include CLOISONNE, CHAMPLEVE, GUILLOCHE, and PLIQUE A JOUR
ENGRAVED: Method of decoration in which a design is produced in metal using a sharp tool
EN TREMBLANT: French term for trembing or moving jewelry such as insect pin with fluttering wings; usually created with hidden springs; also called Nodder and Bobbler
ETCHED: Process of creating design by using acids
ETRUSCAN: Jewelry characterized by intricate designs of filigree and granulation
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