“L’intelligence de la parure”: Notes on Jewelry Wearing in the 1920s

  title={“L’intelligence de la parure”: Notes on Jewelry Wearing in the 1920s},
  author={Simon Bliss},
  journal={Fashion Theory},
  pages={26 - 5}
  • S. Bliss
  • Published 1 January 2016
  • Art
  • Fashion Theory
Abstract This essay discusses jewelry wearing in France, Britain and America in the 1920s. It considers the changing attitudes to wearing and thinking about jewelry that came about after the end of the First World War, including what jewelry was, what it meant to the wearer and how it was represented and ‘performed’. 



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