Jewellery Periods – Antique Victorian Jewellery (1837-1901)

The Victorian era is one of the closest to my heart. More than just the grandiose designs and bright gemstones lure me in; it’s the rich symbolism and sentimentality that make antique Victorian jewellery so captivating. Even though diamonds and precious metals remained popular during this period, unusual pieces made with unconventional materials like steel, tortoiseshells, and hard stones are those that trigger interest and curiosity.  

 All jewellery periods have their own signature hallmarks, and the Victorian era is no different. This was a time of great change and innovation in the world of jewellery, which inspired countless modern designs and productions in later years.

Let’s take a closer look at this fascinating time.