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Era Guides | Jewellery Through the Ages – Lillicoco

Here we highlight some of the predominant themes and characteristics of the jewellery from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras.

Each period had its own distinct style that was reflected in fashion, architecture and design. Being able to differentiate between these different styles is an invaluable skill for any antique jewellery collector.

Follow the links below to discover the history of your favourite eras!

Georgian 1714 - 1837

Tempted by a Georgian Diamond ring? If so, you have to know all about the Georgian era. Dated between 1714-1837, the Georgian era is home to some of the most gorgeous historic fashion and antique jewellery.

Victorian 1837 - 1901

From the Arts and Crafts movement to Victorian Aesthetic, the Victorian era is one of the most prolific and famous eras in history. Not to mention, it birthed some of the world’s most incredible jewellery. Let’s dive into the 19th century.

Edwardian 1901 - 1910

Although short, the Edwardian era was nothing but sweet, with bows, Pearls, Platinum and Diamonds a-plenty! You can find out more about this little known period of English history here.

Art Nouveau 1890 - 1910

Arguably the most enchanting stylistic movement in history, the Art Nouveau era will set your heart on fire. This Art Nouveau guide will soon make you an expert.

Art Deco 1920 - 1935

A timeless and culturally defining era in history, you always want to know more about the Art Deco period. Let’s go back in time to the Roaring Twenties.