Celtic jewelry – The watermark is a type delicate work done by twisting threads of gold, silver or platinum. Twisting the wires of these metals, an intricate lace-like design can be developed. Gemstones can be added as additional design elements; create glamorous jewelry rings, unique design, which is often used as engagement rings.
Celtic Traditions: The watermark is often seen in Celtic jewelry, especially rings and marriage alliances. The alliances of marriage for both men and women, using filigree designs to signify the unity and commitment of marriage. Celtic jewelry perfected the use of the watermark in the tenth and eleventh centuries, and uses the pattern of yarn to design knots and braids.
Ability: In ancient times, it was expected that all jewelers were able to perform work filigree. Since filigree work was common and expected practice, a jeweler who could do a job delicate filigree probably be left without customers. In the current design jewelry, filigree work is considered an art form and a specialty. A jeweler should take specific steps to learn how to make a filigree work and create delicate lace designs type classes.
We invite you to look at our 20 Celtic jewelry filigree rings in the photo gallery. Bound to find many ideas to adapt to yours.