Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) January 5, 2008
Guyot Brothers Company, Inc., is pleased to announce some very special additions to the Jewelry History section of their jewelry findings website.
Through the courtesy of the RISD Museum at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, the company has included photographs from the Museum's jewelry collection, covering a wide range of ages and styles, from an ancient Egyptian Pectoral to an Etruscan Fibula, an Italian Cameo and a Victorian Mourning Pendant, among many other extraordinary and historic jewelry objects from around the world. The photographs offer stunning detail and will be appreciated from an aesthetic and design as well as an historical perspective.
"The Rhode Island School of Design is one of the world's foremost design schools, and it is an honor to be allowed to share with you some of their outstanding jewelry collection. The RISD Museum is a marvelous place to visit, and we are very lucky to have them in close range.", noted Andrea Guyot Twombly, Vice-President of the 103 year-old jewelry findings firm. "One of the goals for the Guyot website is to be an interesting and reliable source of information and inspiration for anyone who has an interest in jewelry or design of any kind. The RISD Museum's photographs have enhanced this goal tremendously", Mrs. Twombly added. The Jewelry History section of the Guyot website can be found at http://www.guyotbrothers.com/jewelry-history/jewelry-history-page1.htm
The Rhode Island School of Design has many notable alumni, including Kenneth Jay Lane, costume jewelry designer known for his "Fabulous Fakes", glass blower Dale Chihuli, fashion designer Nicole Miller, jewelry designer Jennifer Kellogg, and late distinguished Professor of Design at The Pratt Institute, Charles Goslin.
Located in Attleboro, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of the Jewelry Industry in America, Guyot Brothers continues to manufacture their high-quality line of stamped jewelry findings including filigree, charms, floral, and other decorative stampings. the company maintains a showroom at their factory in Attleboro. For those who are interested, a free jewelry findings e-letter is available. Guyot free irregular e-letter is rapidly becoming the leading method of choice for being apprised of market trends, items in the works, and new Guyot jewelry findings. An archive of past issues is available for browsing at the website. To subscribe, simply go to http://www.guyotbrothers.com/e-letterform.htm