From Art Deco to Contemporary

From Art Deco to Contemporary

Hey jewellery fans, get ready for a journey through the amazing world of jewellery! From the bold elegance of Art Deco to the dark charm of Gothic, there’s a style to suit every taste and occasion. Let’s explore and see what makes each style unique and captivating.


1. Art Deco: Step into the glamorous era of the 1920s and 1930s with Art Deco jewellery! Think bold geometric shapes, vibrant colours, and a splash of Old Hollywood glamour. Art Deco jewellery reflects the exuberance of the Jazz Age and the influence of modern art movements like Cubism.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Boucheron are the stars of Art Deco bling!


2. Gothic: Calling all dark romantics! Originating in the 12th century and experiencing revivals in the Victorian era and beyond Gothic jewellery brings a touch of mystery and drama to your look with intricate designs inspired by medieval times. Picture ornate crosses, skulls, and deep, mysterious gemstones like onyx and garnet. Perfect for those who love to embrace their inner rebel!

Famous Jewellery Makers: Theo Fennell and Stephen Webster are the go-to maestros for gothic glamour.


3. Victorian: Step into a world of romance with Victorian jewellery! Spanning from the 1830s to the early 1900s, Victorian jewellery is known for its delicate filigree work, sentimental motifs like hearts and flowers, and precious gemstones galore—this style is all about timeless elegance and intricate craftsmanship.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Tiffany & Co., Murrle Bennett & Co., and Carlo Giuliano are the jewels of the Victorian era.


4. Art Nouveau: Nature lovers, rejoice! Experience the organic forms and flowing lines of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with Art Nouveau jewellery! Inspired by natural elements and the human form, Art Nouveau jewellery features intricate enamel work, sensual curves, and gemstones like opals and moonstones.

Famous Jewellery Makers: René Lalique, Georges Fouquet, Georg Jensen, and Louis Comfort Tiffany are the artists behind Art Nouveau treasures.


5. Retro or Retro Modern: Get ready to party with Retro jewellery! This style screams post-World War II glamour with bold designs, big gemstones, and playful motifs like bows and ribbons. It's all about bringing vintage charm into the modern  age.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Verdura, Trifari, and Cartier.


6. Mid-Century Modern: Clean lines, sleek designs, and a dash of minimalist chic—welcome to Mid-Century Modern jewellery! This style embodies the elegance, geometric shapes and simplicity of the mid-20th century, perfect for those who appreciate timeless design with a modern twist.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Georg Jensen, Hans Hansen, and Niels Erik From are the masters of Mid-Century Modern cool.


7. Minimalist:  Less is more with Minimalist jewellery! Emerging in the late 20th century and continuing into the present day, minimalist jewellery is simple, sleek, and oh-so-elegant. This style focuses on clean lines and high-quality materials like platinum and diamonds. It's the ultimate in understated sophistication.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Monica Vinader, Catbird, and Mejuri are the queens of Minimalist chic.


8. Contemporary or Modernist: Get ready to push the boundaries with contemporary jewellery! This style is all about innovation, experimentation, and pushing the limits of traditional design. Think avant-garde shapes, mixed materials, and jewellery that's as much art as it is an accessory.

Famous Jewellery Makers: Pomellato, Stephen Webster, and Delfina Delettrez are the trailblazers of Contemporary jewellery.


What's Your Ride-or-Die Jewellery Style? Alright, jewellery aficionados, it's time to spill the beans! Which jewellery style makes your heart skip a beat? Do you vibe with the opulence of  Art Deco, the romance of Victorian, or the cutting-edge cool of Contemporary? Share your favourite jewellery style in the comments below and let's keep the conversation sparkling!


Let's celebrate the artistry and craftsmanship behind each jewellery style and discover pieces that speak to our unique personalities and passions. Explore our diverse collection and find jewellery that's as bold, beautiful, and one-of-a-kind as you are.

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