Estate Jewelry

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The Georgian, or Regency era, marked the years between 1714 and 1830 and is named for England’s two King Georges (III and IV) who ruled during this period. ...»
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The coronation of Queen Victoria of England in 1837 ushered in what became known as the Victorian era. Named for her, it was a remarkable time owing not only to the length of her reign, but also to her universal popularity, which lasted until her death in 1901. ...»
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The Edwardian era refers to the period of the monarchy of Edward VII of England, who reigned from 1901 to 1910, following the death of his mother, Queen Victoria. Although Edward’s supremacy ensued for a decade, the jewelry style form this time spans a much broader range, ...»
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In the last decade of the 19th century, Art Nouveau (French for “New Art”), which arose in reaction to the prior artistic movements of that century, flamed brightly for just fifteen short years ...»
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The Art Deco era (1920-1940) was a short but intense period during which jewelry design reflected both new technology and the burgeoning machine age between the two world wars. ...»
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In every jewelry period, the materials and forms employed are reflections of the society and culture in existence at that particular point in history. In addition, every design period is generally a reaction to the period preceding it. ...»

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