What's the difference between Art Deco and Art Nouveau? What does Edwardian even mean? What kind of antique jewellery do you have? Learn everything you need to know about the history of jewellery styles and trends in this chronological breakdown and the most popular jewellery styles in history.
A ridiculously long time period in jewellery (130 years to be exact) resulted in a VERY slow change in style and trends. Thus, the Georgian era is a pretty distinct time period with very consistent style. Want to see what thus distinct styles were?
Definitely the strangest time for jewellery, and thus the most interesting. a great deal of change occurred during the Victorian era resulting in a lot of different styles of jewellery. Learn what exactly happen and find out why so many people decided to start wearing human hair.
While it may look like Art Nouveau Art Deco has very different roots than its predecessors. The aesthetic and perpetuation of the look has a strange combination of influences ranging from the colonialism to feminism. Trust me when I say you're going to want to know more.
Wartime is hard, but jewellery provided an escape from the doom and gloom and gave people a little bit of beauty to hold on too. This was an era that was all about perseverance and resourcefulness and it shown even in the jewellery.