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  • Jewelry Periods - Art Nouveau

    Art Nouveau – 1895-1910

    A rebellious total art movement that contested the industrial disruption and called for an homage to the Arts and Crafts era where nature, design and well being were the essence of the design. 

  • Jewelry Periods - Retro Jewels

    Retro – 1930-1950

    Also known as the glorious thirty. The American dream, post war prosperity and the birth of many iconic designs.

  • Jewelry Periods - Victorian Jewelry

    1937-1901 - The Victorian Era is one of the closest to my heart. It’s the sentimental and symbolic jewels that were made in this era that speak to me and certainly inspired more modern designs and productions in later jewelry periods till date. 


  • Jewelry Periods - Art Deco

    Art Deco – 1918-1935

    This was no time for joy nor a place for the wealthy. Post wold war 1, a total art movement calling for minimal, geometric and stylized ornamentation erupted. 

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