Vintage & Antique Jewellery - Types

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Vintage & Antique Jewellery - Types

Antique Bracelets & Bangles

Antique Bracelets & Bangles for sale

Antique Bracelets & Bangels are both items of jewellery designed to decorate the wrist. Bracelets often have a looser fitting and commonly have a less rigid design than Bangles. Both antique Bangles and Bracelets are usually made from a metal, such as silver or gold, and some include gemstones to add a dazzling touch to the design. Antique and Vintage Bracelets and Bangles have stood the test of time, and are the perfect compliment for any outfit.

Antique Brooches

Antique Brooches for sale

Antique Brooches (or Pins) are jewellery items which are used to accessorise an outfit. Choosing the right brooche for you depends on the occassion and your preference to which style you most prefer. There are many different influences which have effected the designs of brooches, which are reflected by the design movements of the 20th Century, such as Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, New Look, Mod and Hippie, and New Wave. The styles of brooches are an additional consideration, with many different types on offer, such as Cameo brooches, Rhinestone brooches (with crystals, or precious gem-stones), bakelite pins and enamel brooches.

Antique Cufflinks

Antique Cufflinks for sale

Antique Cufflinks are an accessory for shirts with French cuffs, and are thought to compliment different personalities and styles. Most antique and vintage cufflinks feature an embellished surface that is worn facing out, as well as a pivoting post that secures the decorative cufflink's side to the cuff. Cufflinks have a number of different styles, and have often been made from the most obscure of objects, for example cufflinks made from Roman Coins were popular during the Edwardian times, and the manufacturer Fenwick and Sailor made numerous styles of cufflinks resembling charms on a charm bracelet.

Antique Diamond Rings

Antique Diamond Rings for sale

Antique & Vintage Diamond Rings epitomise everything that is special about jewellery, which is why they are a popular choice as an engagement ring. Diamond is the hardest mineral on Earth and is therefore one of the most prized gems in the world, especially when combined with a god, platinum or silver setting.

Antique Earrings

Antique Earrings for sale

Antique Earrings are worn in the ear through a piercing in the ear lobe, although clip on earrings have grown in popularity since the 1920s. Styles of earrings vary considerably with different types, such as studded earings with gemstones, hoops, dangle earrings and huggy earrings.

Antique Engagement & Wedding Rings

Antique Engagement & Wedding Rings for sale

Antique Engagement & Wedding Rings are items of jewellery used as a symbol of matrimony or as a token of one's love for another. The beauty of antique Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands is that they've stood the test of time and are unique.

Antique Jewellery Boxes

Antique Jewellery Boxes for sale

Antique Jewellery Boxes are decorated and beautiful boxes built purposefully for people to store their jewellery in. Jewellery boxes are the perfect place to store your jewels and delicate items that mean the most to you. If you're spending good money on beautiful jewels, why not splash out on the perfect storage for them?

Antique Necklaces

Antique Necklaces for sale

Antique Necklaces are items of fine jewellery made to go around one's neck. They are the one of the oldest forms of fine jewellery, with the earliest forms being strung with beads made out of shells.

Antique Pendants

Antique Pendants for sale

Antique Pendants are the parts of necklaces that hang from the chain. Pendants come in many different shapes, sizes and styles, such as single pendants, solitary precious gemstones, or cluster holdings of jewels.

Antique Rings

Antique Rings for sale

Antique Rings are a type of jewellery generally worn on the finger, they're usually a hundred years old, and are made from metals, such as silver or gold. Vintage rings which are popular today, are usually a little bit newer and generally range from the 20th Century, post-1920s. Rings are one of the most popular forms of jewellery, and an antique ring can be an extra special accessory, as they're generally unique and have stood the test of time.