Victorian jewellery takes its name from the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). Our Victorian theme focusses on The Romantic Period of this reign (1837-1860).
Feminine and ornate patterns,
inspired by Renaissance style.
Detailed enamelling and the use of
three different cuts of stones: rose cut,
old mine cut (resembling the modern round
brilliant cut) and cabochon.
Gold and diamonds. Amethyst,
topaz, ruby, emerald, sapphire,
amber, quartz. Seed pearls,
corals and turquoise for
Bows, anchors, crosses, clovers, love
knots, vines, wreaths, branches,
shafts of wheat, berries, flowers
(especially roses, lilies, mimosas and
lily of the valley), birds, hearts and
snakes (symbolising eternity).