The reign of King Edward VII begins the Edwardian Era and the onset of war in Europe brings it to a conclusion. Where Victorian jewelry was somewhat weighty and dark, Edwardian jewelry was its counterpart with its ethereal and light designs. The use of platinum became an important element in the ability to style jewels with minimal metal, combined with all of the artistic influences of the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, Edwardian Jewelry was innovative and fresh. Choose from the Edwardian pictorial glossary below to learn more.
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