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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Mermaid Jewelry

Fantasy & Mythology in Costume Jewelry: Part I

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Fantasy & Mythology in Costume Jewelry: Part I

Figures in fantasy and mythology are a rich source of inspiration for artists of all kinds including, of course, jewelry designers. This is part one of a two-parter showcasing jewelry in the shapes of mythological creatures including the Mermaid, Pegasus, Unicorn, and Phoenix. Stay tuned for part two featuring the Griffin, Pixie, Dragon, Hippocampus and more. MERMAIDS Mermaids are mythical half-human sea creature with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish. A mermaid is often seen with long, flowing hair. Though not as common, mermen, half man, half fish, are also seen in art, design,...

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