Belle Epoque

 

Belle Epoque was a period characterised by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, apex of colonial empires and technological, scientific and cultural innovations.

Belle Epoque was a period characterised by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, apex of colonial empires and technological, scientific and cultural innovations. In the climate of the period, especially in Paris, the arts flourished. Many masterpieces of literature, music, theatre, and visual art gained recognition.

Similar in style to Art Nouveau Belle Epoque mixed themes of nature with bows and ribbons.

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Detailed filagree work made to look like lace.

Belle Epoque, unlike Art Nouveau still used a mix of geometric shapes with flowing & curved lines.

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