25 relations: Basse-taille, Boucheron, British Museum, Cabochon, Cameo (carving), Carlo Giuliano, Champlevé, Chaumet, Chimera (mythology), Cloisonné, Engraved gem, Gothic Revival architecture, Grotesque, Hans Holbein the Younger, Henry VIII of England, House of Tudor, John Brogden (jeweller), Lucas Cranach the Elder, Mannerism, Putto, Quatrefoil, Raphael, Ronde-bosse, Term (architecture), Victorian era.
Basse-taille (bahss-tah-ee) is an enamelling technique in which the artist creates a low-relief pattern in metal, usually silver or gold, by engraving or chasing.
Boucheron is a French jewellery and watches house located in Paris, 26 Place Vendôme, owned by Kering.
The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.
A cabochon, from the Middle French word caboche (meaning "head"), is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted.
Cameo is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem, item of jewellery or vessel.
Carlo Giuliano (1831–1895) was a goldsmith and jeweller operating in London from 1860.
Champlevé is an enamelling technique in the decorative arts, or an object made by that process, in which troughs or cells are carved, etched, die struck, or cast into the surface of a metal object, and filled with vitreous enamel.
The House of Chaumet, founded in 1780, is a high-end jeweller based in Paris.
The Chimera (or, also Chimaera (Chimæra); Greek: Χίμαιρα, Chímaira "she-goat") was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal.
Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects.
An engraved gem, frequently referred to as an intaglio, is a small and usually semi-precious gemstone that has been carved, in the Western tradition normally with images or inscriptions only on one face.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
Since at least the 18th century (in French and German as well as English), grotesque (or grottoesque) has come to be used as a general adjective for the strange, mysterious, magnificent, fantastic, hideous, ugly, incongruous, unpleasant, or disgusting, and thus is often used to describe weird shapes and distorted forms such as Halloween masks.
Hans Holbein the Younger (Hans Holbein der Jüngere) (– between 7 October and 29 November 1543) was a German artist and printmaker who worked in a Northern Renaissance style, known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
The House of Tudor was an English royal house of Welsh origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd.
John Brogden was a Victorian-era manufacturing jeweller.
Lucas Cranach the Elder (Lucas Cranach der Ältere, c. 1472 – 16 October 1553) was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving.
Mannerism, also known as Late Renaissance, is a style in European art that emerged in the later years of the Italian High Renaissance around 1520 and lasted until about the end of the 16th century in Italy, when the Baroque style began to replace it.
A putto (plural putti) is a figure in a work of art depicted as a chubby male child, usually naked and sometimes winged.
A quatrefoil (anciently caterfoil) is a decorative element consisting of a symmetrical shape which forms the overall outline of four partially overlapping circles of the same diameter.
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (March 28 or April 6, 1483April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.
Ronde-bosse, en ronde bosse or encrusted enamel is an enamelling technique developed in France in the late 14th century that produces small three-dimensional figures, or reliefs, largely or entirely covered in enamel.
In Classical architecture a term or terminal figure (plural: terms or termini) is a human head and bust that continues as a square tapering pillar-like form.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.