Thursday, June 20, 2013

Design Style Battle: Art Deco versus Art Nouveau

When picking items of clothing or fashion we all have a favoured style don’t we? Well, when it comes to jewellery and silver styles it seems there are two clear favourites....

Which of these styles would win in your eyes?

ART DECO

  • Based around symmetry
  • Geometric
  • Streamlined
  • Eclectic style
  • Sleek
  • Linear
Austrian Silver Candelabra (W5660)Diamond and Platinum Dress Ring (W5450)
Art Deco Style Bracelet (W4727)Previously Held Teapot

Examples of the Art Deco design style

ART NOUVEAU

  • Fluid
  • Curvy
  • Intricate
  • Decorative
  • Flowery /natural elements
  • Elegant
  • Circular
Sterling Silver Tea & Coffee Service (W4688)Opal and Diamond Pendant (W4729)
Jade and Diamond Brooch (W4970)Danish Silver Canteen of Cutlery (W6153)

Examples of the Art Nouveau design style

There are many reasons people would choose one style over another but it often simply comes down to personal preference. So which of the popular design styles win your vote, will it be the linear Art Deco or the feminine Art Nouveau?

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us online or in store.


Author: Gemma Tubbrit - AC Silver Online Marketing Manager

Mini Bio: Gemma has 2 years’ experience in the jewellery and silver industries, in addition to online marketing expertise.


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