0 items
Other Resources
About PREMJI VALJI
Facts about diamond
All about Gold Jewellery
World of Gemstones
Antique! But not old



Antique Jewelry

ABOUT ANTIQUE JEWELRY

Antique jewellery touches our hearts and souls with its timeless beauty. There's something magical about jewelry from another era and with its own story to tell. These cherished pieces glow with a soft patina that only comes from being worn and loved.

CARING TIPS FOR ANTIQUE JEWELRY
Antique jewellery touches our hearts and souls with its timeless beauty. There's something magical about jewelry from another era and with its own story to tell. These cherished pieces glow with a soft patina that only comes from being worn and loved.

There is a right way to clean Antique jewelry and a right method of storing Antique jewelry. Cleaning jewelry at regular intervals and keeping it in a dust-free environment, will help to prolong the life of your jewelry and keep it in the best possible condition. This in turn, will increase its desirability and value, and we all want that - right?

There are some methods of cleaning jewelry though that can be positively harmful to Antique jewelry. Whether it's cleaning costume jewelry or fine Antique Jewelry, these tips on cleaning jewelry should keep your heirloom treasures in sparking condition!

ANTIQUE JEWELRY EDUCATION
The legacy of antique jewellery adds an interesting perspective to our history and culture. Passion, romance, beauty and artistry play important roles in the story. Visit our educational pages to learn more about jewelry periods, old cut diamonds like rose cut diamonds, old mine cut diamonds, and old European cut diamonds. You'll also find educational information on diamond color and diamond clarity. In addition, you'll find educational information on gemstone grading as well as a brief history of the three most popular gemstones: sapphires, rubies and emeralds.

ANTIQUE JEWELRY PERIODS
Period pieces have a special appeal to nostalgia buffs and as well as cutting edge consumers. Owning and wearing a piece of jewelry from a bygone era is a way of honoring and appreciating the past. The popularity of antique jewelry continues to grow as more people discover the timeless beauty and remarkable craftsmanship of each period. Flowers, hearts, bows and birds inspired beautiful pieces which showed the craftsmanship of the Victorian age. Jewelry which was created during the Art Nouveau period embodied art for the sake of art, as well as a dramatic trend in fashion. Light and airy designs became hallmarks of Edwardian jewelry. During the Art Deco period, the emphasis shifted from soft colors and flowing lines to bold, bright colors and straight lines.