One of the greatest modern American jewelry stories started in New York City’s Greenwich Villag
Jewelry has a special language all its own that describes pieces either by technique or function.
Georgian and Victorian jewelry comes from eras rich in history that give us a glimpse into the lives of those who lived during that time, how they dressed and the meaning behind the jewelry that they wore.
Culture, Art, Literature, Mozart, Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, John Keats, Baroque, Rococo, French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, Napoleon Bonaparte, American Revolution, Regency England, Pompeii Excavation and Oversized Powdered Wigs all defined the Georgian era.
Floral motif Victorian era silver topped gold brooch, en tremblant, set with old mine and rose cut diamonds, converts to hair ornament, French assay marks, infitted case by Henri Blanc Paris.
Diamond and Platinum Edwardian Era Bow Brooch, Photo Courtesy: Paul Fisher, Inc.