The beauty of antique jewellery – Tags: ,

In the modern era, there are only few who are interested in history, in times long past, their ancestors and certainly are not about dresses as what you wore, what they ate, where they used to be and people stop think about what wonderful jewellery production was before we were born.

But not a jewel is like a jewel and most valuable of them should meet at least the following criteria:

  • quality of workmanship
  • choice of materials and original
  • and interesting look

When all these conditions are met and jewellery has even something extra – a soul, and history we can say its valuable antique jewellery.


It is something that can highlight your mood, uniqueness, beauty and individuality. Jewellery has been an essential part of the old culture, the Church and men. However, beautiful antique jewellery stand out on the most on beautiful woman.

Purchasing an antique jewellery will fill your jewellery box and you will have another wonderful piece that will make and decorate any special moment. Its believe that that some of the jewel nevertheless catch the eye and can become part of your life too.

Utilization of the Antique Jewellery

Antique Jewellery is also perfect for unobtrusive, but dependable and durable saving money. These kind of jewellery speaks by itself, means an antiques dealer from New York to Paris, Moscow to Shanghai understand any International jewellery languages, because they are easily manipulated and easily marketable. In addition, they can emphasize and underline the beauty and social status of its owner. Indeed, as Madonna sings the Oscar-winning musical Moulin Rouge in the legendary song “Diamond are the Girl Best’s Friends”, so a girl’s best friend is a diamond.

Antique Market

What you can meet on the long-term antique market most often are jewels from the 19th century Biedermeier period and then historicism when creating jewellery in the Rococo style, neo-Renaissance, Baroque Revival architecture and rococo third period and then in the emerging Art Nouveau style.

These kind of antique jewelleries you can use for any of the special occasion in the life. At the end of the 19th century, the development of jewellery proceeded in two directions, one side is promising to develop Nouveau, known as Art Nouveau in Germany as Jugendstill, working mainly with silver and gold alloys imitating adding ferrous metals, which formed part of the famous designers.

Important, however, is permanent production of classic jewellery with high quality diamonds often imported from South Africa and pearls, who wore a privileged and very rich people. Secession has experienced one of the highlights in France, which accounted for René Lalique jewelry Sarah Bernardetovou and Armenian millionaire Gulbenkian famous dragonflies (today we can see in Lisbon), followed by Czech internationals Alfons Mucha in collaboration with “Fouquet”, a large French firm “Cartier “expanding the early 20th century London, French and Russian company” Faberge “famous for its tsarist court of Nicholas ‘surprise eggs’ or, without exaggeration, a cult name” Tiffany “coming to the European market from America.

In the Czech Republic it also had an excellent jewellery designer working mainly in geometrical secession style inspired by the Viennese Secession. Famous era antique jewellery was the era of “Art Deco”, which officially dates from World Exhibition in Paris in 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et industriels modernes and especially her famous Hollywood that his films began to influence the fashion world. The art deco is sometimes referred to as a style “cocktail party”, but this designation is concerned rather cheaper jewellery.

Who found pleasure in the geometric simplicity and luxury of diamonds in precision processing platinum or white gold knows that hardly any piece of jewellery is more elegant and impressive. The most famous jewellery from cheap materials made Coco Chanel, but the famous jewellery companies as “Cartier”, “Tifanny”, “Galle” and “Lalique” became a legend because of luxury and elegance and used diamonds, sapphires and emeralds, or red-black combination emails or coral with onyx. Simple fashion style dresses and short hair gave their products a chance to shine.

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