An insight into the history of jewellery
Where it all started….
Throughout history jewellery has gone through a lot of changes brought together by individuals using different types of fashion styles. The production of Jewellery has been developed by companies who have adapted with different moments in time to create wonderful masterpieces for the public to view and purchase.
People of all cultures like to showcase themselves with jewellery that shows their social status, political affiliation and personal adornment.
Below are some exceptional examples from 1400AD to the present day showing how jewellery has changed throughout the ages.
Timeline period: 1400AD – 1600AD
Image credit: TreasuresForAQueen
Timeline period: 1837 – 1860
Image credit: artofmourning.com
Timeline period: 1895 – 1910
image credit: 1stdibs.com
Timeline period: 1915 – 1940.
Bridal Earrings, Pearl Wedding Earrings
Image credit: luxedeluxe
Modern Vintage Bridal Jewelry
Timeline Period: 1945 – 1960
Gem-Cut Sapphire Blue Earrings
Molly Healy Vintage Jewelry Designs
Timeline Period : 20th Century
Image Credit : Adorn-London
Timeline Period : Present day
Balmain Gold plated necklace
Image Credit : polyvore.com
Information source from history of jewelry.net; and langantiques.com;