The Victorian era derives its name from the period of time in which Queen Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) was monarch of Great Britain and Ireland. Her reign is the second longest (behind Queen Elizabeth II) lasting over 63 years from June 1837 to 22 January 1901.
We recently brought you an overview on ‘Jewellery Through The Ages: 1714 - 1935’ which looked at the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco periods, however we wanted to take a look in a little more depth into each period, starting with a period focus upon the Victorian era.
We’ve recently been putting together a focus on the different periods of jewellery and in recent weeks have covered both the Victorian and the Edwardian eras. Going right back to 1714, however, this week we’re taking a look at the Georgian period, taking a look at the trends and the evolution of jewellery through the years.
If you have been following the Antique Jewellery Online blog, you will know we have been featuring a period Focus theme recently. Continuing that theme, let us now move from the Victorian into the Edwardian period.
Shopping online for antique jewelry pieces broadens a person’s choice and can prove the most cost effective means of buying antique jewelry. When shopping online though, there are a few tips to abide by in order to make sure you get the best deal and to avoid buying a fake antique.