If you’re anything like me, then watching The Great Gatsby at the cinema this summer will have reignited a deep love for the 1920s! The film’s lead female character, Daisy Buchanan, simply oozes 1920s glamour. The good news is, it’s not that hard to recreate the look for yourself! Read on to find out how to emulate the fashion, jewellery, hair and makeup of the era almost 100 years on...
At Laurelle Limited we’re the antique jewellery experts. We stock jewellery from a range of eras, from Edwardian and Victorian to Art Nouveau, and we feel it’s only right to share our wealth of knowledge and expertise with our customers, helping you to choose the best antique jewellery. There are a lot of fake pieces on the market these days so it’s important to understand how to identify them to avoid being ripped off.
Cameos, in the traditional sense of figures carved into rock, date as far back as 15,000 BC. Since then they have held a range of symbolism and uses, most commonly being incorporated into jewellery. It is believed that cameos are good luck charms, and have also been used to represent an individual signature or to make a statement about a person’s loyalties or faith.
If you’re an avid antiques collector then you’ll know that a big part of the fun of collecting jewellery is actually the process of searching for it! There’s nothing more satisfying then finding that perfect gemstone necklace at a bargain price after months of looking.
Whether you’re considering purchasing your first piece or already own a sizeable collection, it’s important to know what factors decide the value of antique jewellery.