Baroque magnificence


Dolce Gabbana’s bag
Baroque (derived from “Barocco” meaning in portuguese “irregular pearl or stone”) was an artistic movement born in Rome, Italy in 1600 and which lasted until 1700. The Baroque movement embraced all the art domains : painting, architecture, sculpture, music, dance… Baroque rejected the classicism. This movement was characterized by the spectacular, abondance of details, dramatic effects, the luxury…

Brushed gold jewelry

Brushed gold refers to a texturing technique used on metal surface. The brushed gold is not shiny but matt. Tiny parallel lines are scratched onto the surface thanks to a wire brush or a polishing tool. Among jewelry designers using brushed gold, there is Marco Bicego in his collections “Africa” and “Lunaria”. The Italian jewelry house Buccellati uses also this technique.