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a shelter-commodity, element of local, ethnic and religious identity. Also the magic-ritual aspects as well as those solely ornamental have to be taken into account, those which have prevailed, involving the several social strata in a process made of loans, exchanges and imitations, so much as to be appreciated still nowadays, adapting to the taste and models of the contemporary life, as it has already happened for the non-European “ethnic� jewels.

In questa pagina, dall’alto: Nella pagina a fronte, dall’alto: reticelle per capelli con pendenti, cercini ornamentali, bottega vercellese, bottega vercellese, XIX secolo, XIX secolo, argento filigrana e doratura; argento dorato, oro e ottone; ornamenti copricrocchia, cerchietti per capelli, bottega vercellese, XIX secolo, bottega vercellese, XIX secolo, argento e argento dorato. argento, argento dorato, paste vitree verdi. In the front page, from the top: In this page, from the top: circle-shaped hair ornaments with eight flowers, hair-nets with pendants, shop of the Vercelli area, XIX century, shop of the Vercelli area, XIX century, silver filigree and gold-plating; gold-plated silver, gold and brass; ornaments for covering chignons, hair-bands, shop of the Vercelli area, shop of the Vercelli area, XIX century, XIX century, silver, gold-plated silver and gold-plated silver. silver, green glassy pastes.

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