Henri Fantin-Latour’s painting, Victorian crescent moon brooch, fir tree and diamond star brooch (1870). La lune pareil à un morceau de nacre, éclaire de blanc le bleu saphir du ciel. À la lueur de l’astre blanc, apparaît une passagère de … Continue reading →
William Morris wallpaper, Victorian 18 carat gold brooch in the form of a kitten, Victorian crown heart Turquoise Bar Brooch, butterfly brooch, micro mosaics brooch, Egyptian revival brooch, Art nouveau inspired floral pendant, Arts & Crafts brooch, Crescent moon broochs … Continue reading →
Photo of the Prince Albert (Queen’s husband), gutta-percha brooch, hair mourning brooch, cross jewel by Shelley Cooper, archaeological revival bangle by Carlo Giuliano and mourning ring “not lost” (Dahlium). The Grand Period or the grand mourning (1861 to 1880) began … Continue reading →
Regard ring, coral cameo, serpent brooch, heart locket, bow brooch, coral necklace, bird brooch, hand brooch and a photo of the Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (1859). The Romantic period (early Victorian reign, 1837-1860) celebrated and represented the love of … Continue reading →
Victoria was born in 1819 ; she was the daughter of Edward August of Kent and Victoria of Saxe-Cobourg-Saalfeld. Stemed from the Hanoverian dynasty (six Monarchs ruled England from 1714 to 1937), Alexandrina Victoria accessed to the throne of Great … Continue reading →
Antique jewelry : Greek (-1700 to -30), Roman (From 753 before J.-C to 476 after J.-C) and Etruscan ( From VIII century to 1st century before J.-C) jewelry are sources of inspiration for current jewelers.