Byzantine jewelry was highly ornate and intricate. Detail was a very important aspect of jewelry. However, since all things in this empire revolved around the Christianity, clothing articles, jewelry, and all other things were detailed with Christian symbols. Jewelry was made of gold, jewels, and pearls, etched with crosses, saints, and initials.
FALL 2013 READY-TO-WEAR Chanel / "I've got my feet on the ground, but this collection is up-to-earth, not down-to-earth." While he was speaking, Karl Lagerfeld was strategically placed under the massive globe that majestically revolved, center stage, during the Chanel presentation. So the only way to earth was, in fact, up. But, figuratively speaking, the collection he showed was also "up": one of those confident, energetic, clothes-packed epics that he could probably draw in his sleep.