İdil Sanat ve Dil Dergisi
Cilt 11, Sayı 94  2022/6  (ISSN: 2146-9903, E-ISSN: 2147-3056)

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Having the traces of the period it was used and becoming the partner of history, jewellery has been an indispensable
clothing accessory for human being. With various fields of usage and purposes, jewellery has been exposed to
changes with what time brings about and has been in a transformation. Artistic jewellery coming out as a result
has gained new identities with different forms, sizes, concepts, and materials. In particular, the use of innovative,
different alternative materials having no economic value were preferred with the emergence of contemporary
jewellery concept and designers started to turn any material into a jewellery freely with an artistic expression away
from any kind of concern. Use of alternative material in contemporary jewellery concept today has brought
extraordinary expressions forcing the limits in design. With the removal of limits in using material in jewellery,
the purpose of jewellery decoration has become as an expression of a work of art besides its main purpose. It is
likely to see that a great many materials such as ceramics, metal, wood, organic materials, gemstones have been
used alone or together in jewellery. Textile comprising all processes starting from treating raw materials up to
turning them into a product is one of them. Because textile is a wide-ranging concept in technical and material
terms, it could be used in various disciplines. Offering limitless choices in terms of giving desired texture, colour,
size and form to the product, textiles have been a material which are preferred by artists in jewellery application
in extraordinary expressions. The purpose of the study is to investigate the textile jewellery with a large variety in
terms of technique, materials, and forms etc. by the artists and designers studying in national and international
Keywords: Jewellery, Textile jewellery, Contemporary jewellery, Artistic jewellery, Clothing accessory