Antique Georgian and Victorian Buckle Jewelry

Antique Georgian and Victorian Buckle Jewelry

As someone with a fondness for recycling objects of beauty into new uses, especially in regard to jewelry pieces, it should come as no surprise that I am enamored with Georgian and Victorian era buckles...

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Auction Tales - Catherine the Great and her Diamond Bow Necklace

Auction Tales - Catherine the Great and her Diamond Bow Necklace

In November 2016 a stunning and historic diamond necklace was scheduled for auction in Geneva, Switzerland...

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The Georgian Cross:  Love of God and Fashion

The Georgian Cross: Love of God and Fashion

One of the most iconic jewels of the eighteenth century was the cross.  Whether created in solid gold or studded with sparkling gemstones.....

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A Lovers Eye – Romance in Miniature

A Lovers Eye – Romance in Miniature

The “eyes have it” they say.  Often called the “window into the soul”, looking into someone’s eyes can reveal deep and hidden feelings and a gaze held between two lovers can be one of the most intimate of acts...

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