Why We Love the Edwardian Era

Posted by Michaels Jewelers on Mar 20, 2017 2:55:20 PM

In 1901, Queen Victoria's son, Edward VII took the throne and officially begun the Edwardian Era (1901-1915), following the Victorian Era.  The reign of King Edward VII brought a new romance defined by lightness, delicacy, predominately filigree work and mostly set in platinum.  There was quite a bit of knife-edge metal work to add a lacy emphasis, giving the Edwardian Era jewelry more intricate and detailed design.

Diamonds were mainly used and can be seen accented with pearls.  We also saw a new technique called 'milgraining' which gave pieces a more decorative look.  Check out some of our favorite pieces from this elegant, feminine era:

10990105 str on copy.jpg 18kwg Edwardian Diamond Ring, $995

10990844 copy.jpg 14kwg Edwardian Filigree Pin with Old European Center Diamond, $895 

10972920a copy.jpg Platinum Edwardian Diamond Cluster Ring, $2,950


Platinum Edwardian Diamond & Pearl Necklace, $4,750



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