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Byzantine-Inspired Diamond Cross Pendants

Byzantine-Inspired Diamond Cross Pendants

The most conspicuous characteristic of Byzantine Art (circa 4th Century through 1453 at the Fall of Constantinople) manifests itself in anti-naturalistic shapes. If classical art–which immediately followed medieval Byzantine art–was marked by realism, Byzantine art abandoned verisimilitude in favor Read More

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