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Posted 3 years ago

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Agram.m
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As many of you already know there were around mid 19th century many micro mosaic jewels created with images of historic buildings. These were often purchased by wealthy tourists who could show at home what they had been admired on travel. Of course, this "rage" was used before photography was invented. The image on this pendant is an example of this kind of micro mosaic jewelry and is the Moneta Temple in Rome. This kind of jewels was called: Grand Tour jewelry.
At the same time, you can see that on the fourth photo my "Grand Tour" Micro Mosaic jewels is completed for the time being !

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  1. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 3 years ago
    Beautiful as always Agram !!!
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Thanks Hedgewalker, antique jewelry is my passion and I'l like to share it with others like you.
  3. valentino97 valentino97, 5 months ago
    What a beautiful Grand Tour set! Thank you for all your wonderful posts of amazing micro mosaic jewelry!
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 months ago
    valentino97 what a very nice compliment, thank you. I hope to share my love for Micro Mosaic with you!
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 5 months ago
    Thank you MJ I just bought a "new' tourist bracelet today. It's okay. Rarely find items like yours but I will someday - and will share with you first! Thank you for sharing - helps me search for the best quality.
  6. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 months ago
    valentino97 congratulations with your bracelet you made me curious, please show it as soon as possible. I'm glad because of me there is now another admirer of MM jewelry.I'll hope we will share a lot of beautiful pieces in the future. Thanks again for your nice words!
  7. valentino97 valentino97, 5 months ago
    You will laugh - it is a tourist piece but I'll post when it arrives. After I bought it I looked at all your MM jewelry again and realized again how amazing your collection is!
  8. Agram.m Agram.m, 5 months ago
    valentine97, I will certainly not laugh. I once started too but this is already long time ago. And don't forget in Europe I think there is to buy more of this kind of jewelry than in the U.S I think at least. And let it be a passion than your collection will grow automatically. I've had my eye again fall on a fantastic piece, but if it works, but neither do I see. I will show it again, of course. Again welcome to the club! And yes you are right I'm completely satisfied with my collection.
    Have a nice day.

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