Retro Jewelry

Posted on July 15, 2016 Under Jewelry History

The Retro Era brought us a bold, glamorous collection of jewelry, featuring a bounty of colorful gemstones, lustrous rose gold, and inspiration drawn from Hollywood and nature. This era extends from the late 1930's through 1950, a time of both war and post-war prosperity. Due to WWII,…


Art Deco Jewelry

Posted on July 14, 2016 Under Jewelry History

    Geometric lines, symmetry, diamonds set in platinum, and filigree work are just some of the iconic components found in the Art Deco period's stunning jewelry. The Deco period ranges from the 1920's-1930's, or primarily the time between WWI…


Art Nouveau Jewelry

Posted on July 13, 2016 Under Jewelry History

The Art Nouveau period, dating from 1895-1914, is best described as a visual arts movement heavily inspired by fantasy, Japanese art, and organic forms. Jewelry from this period tends to showcase fluid lines, sometimes called "whiplash lines, " fantasy creatures, insects, and…