Collaboration in Pforzheim between German and Japanese artists led to Shakudō plaques set into Filigree frames being created by the Stoeffler agency in 1885). Like the Greeks, often the purpose of Roman jewellery was to beat back the “Evil Eye” given by other people. Although ladies wore an enormous array of jewellery, men typically only wore a finger ring. Although they have been expected to put on a minimum of one ring, some Roman males wore a ring on each finger, whereas others wore none. Roman men and women wore rings with an engraved gem on it that was used with wax to seal documents, a apply that continued into medieval times when kings and noblemen used the same method. After the autumn of the Roman Empire, the jewellery designs were absorbed by neighbouring countries and tribes.

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