Jewelry Periods

Georgian

1710’s-1830’s
Various styles were propagated throughout the period. Named “Georgian” after the four English kings, George I- George IV, who reigned du continue >>

Victorian

1830’s- 1900’s
The Victorian era, so named after Queen Victoria the longest reigning British monarch who ruled from 1837 to 1901, marked an era of prosperity and continue >>

Art Nouveau

1890 - 1914
Coinciding with “La Belle Époque” in France and the Late Victorian Period in England, Art Nouveau was a style intended to stand against the ind continue >>

Edwardian

1901-1910
After the death of Queen Victoria, Edward VII and his Queen, Alexandria, ascended the throne of England and brought a cosmopolitan update to society, fashion and je continue >>

 

Art Deco

1920-1939
“Art Deco” as a term was coined in 1960 by art historian Bevis Hillier to describe the movement known as Style Moderne. The distinctive style of the 192 continue >>

Retro

1935-1950
The Retro jewelry period, or Cocktail jewelry as it is sometimes called, took place during World War II. As a reaction to the dire world conflict, jewelry became bo continue >>

Mid-Century

1940’s-1960’s
Modernism was the main influence of the Mid-Century period. After the war Retro jewelry and Victorian designs continued to influence jewelry trends, continue >>

 
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11/12/2018
Capturing Nature: Neha Dani

From floral pieces to glacier-inspired wonders, the works of this Indian-born jewelry artist are on display at New York’s Macklowe Gallery. A The first thing that attracted Ben Macklowe to the jewelry  More>>

3/26/2018
Macklowe Gallery Lends Finest Art Deco Jewelry to Nassau ...

New York, NY – (March 26, 2018): The period between the First and Second World Wars was a time of radical transformation in modern life. Art, fashion, and globalization all played key roles in defining the  More>>

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