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Word Nerd : Lavaliere

A Lavaliere, or ornamental pendant necklace, is an easily recognized piece of jewelry. The lavaliere came into fashion in the 17th century and was named after the Duchesse de La Vallière, who was no less then mistress to the Sun King himself, Louis XIV, from 1661 to 1667. A lavaliere can be recognized most for its drop… Continue reading Word Nerd : Lavaliere