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The traditional manufacturing process of Perpignan Garnet Jewelry.

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Introduction Today’s Perpignan Garnet Jewelry uses the same process of manufacturing that was practiced in Europe in the 17th and 18th century. During that period the stones available were very small and required “paillon” or stained silver foil to optimize the color. The design of jewels and the tools needed for their manufacture, for the most part, have remained the same for two centuries. Technical progress has not been a … Continuer la lecture

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