Ornate 1920’s Diamond Cluster Rings Ornate 1920’s Diamond Cluster Rings

Be introduced to our delightful array of ornate diamond cluster rings from the 1920s...

The Magnificent Rings of the Middle Ages The Magnificent Rings of the Middle Ages

Each extraordinary Medieval ring offers a fascinating glimpse of a bygone era. Learn more about the surviving rings from the Middle Ages...

Secret Symbols in Antique and Vintage Jewellery Secret Symbols in Antique and Vintage Jewellery

When considering a piece of ancient, antique or vintage jewellery, often there is more to the piece than meets the eye. Learn more about the meaning behind popular motifs used in antique jewellery.

Vintage Eternity Rings Vintage Eternity Rings

Colourful gem-set and diamond set vintage eternity rings. Learn more about our range of beautiful vintage bands...

Made In England Made In England

Historic English antique and vintage engagement rings...

Seventies Vintage Jewels Seventies Vintage Jewels

Seventies fashion is in vogue this spring and summer; accessorise with some original 1970’s fine jewels.

Ceylon Sapphires Ceylon Sapphires

Nicknamed the Jewel Box of the Indian Ocean, the old Ceylon mines are known for their exceptional sapphires

Antique Pendant Necklaces: Timeless Elegance and Versatility Antique Pendant Necklaces: Timeless Elegance and Versatility

Antique and vintage pendants can make extremely wearable and romantic love tokens, read more about pieces from our collection

Emerald cut diamonds Emerald cut diamonds

The cut of true Art Deco elegance.

Wedding rings - a brief history Wedding rings - a brief history

"With this ring, I thee wed....."

Pigeon Blood Rubies Pigeon Blood Rubies

Pigeon blood rubies are known for their striking beauty and their rarity, learn more about these beautiful gemstones...

Onyx Onyx

Onyx provides elegance and striking contrast when paired with diamonds in Art Deco designs and has remained popular throughout history since ancient times. Rediscover the beauty of this versatile material.

Enamel Enamel

Discover the art of enamelling and its presence in antique jewellery...

Kashmir Sapphires - The Unparalleled Beauty Kashmir Sapphires - The Unparalleled Beauty

From mines now exhausted, Kashmir sapphires are known as being the very best in the world. Learn more about these incredible gems…

Vintage Jewellery from the Fabulous Forties Vintage Jewellery from the Fabulous Forties

The 1940’s was a time when jewellers experimented with different shapes, including motifs inspired by nature and large colourful gemstones. Learn more about this interesting period in jewellery history.

The Cabochon Curve The Cabochon Curve

Discover the unique style of cut that has entranced jewellery lovers for thousands of years...

Natural Pearls Natural Pearls

Pearls have always been considered one of the most precious of gems and make a wonderful gift of love, read more about what makes natural pearls so special...

Floriography

Be romanced by the language of flowers...

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Celtic Jewellery Celtic Jewellery

Survivals of Ancient Celtic jewellery are incredibly rare. Learn about jewellery worn by the Celts and discover the Ancient Celtic rings in our collection.

Moonstone Moonstone

Moonstone has been known for its beautiful shimmering light effect since ancient times when it was believed to be made of the rays of the moon. Click here to see our unique selection of antique moonstone jewellery.

Chrysoberyl Chrysoberyl

Chrysoberyl is an unusual and often unknown gem in jewellery -purely due to its rarity. Click here to discover the three types of chrysoberyl.

Vintage earrings of the 1960’s and 1970’s - A History of Earrings: Part 9.

Our final instalment is here! Featuring the fabulous vintage designs of the 1960s and 70s.

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Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli

From the earliest civilisations right up to the present day, lapis lazuli has been revered for its intense blue colour and included in the most important artworks throughout history. Find out more about its enduring appeal.

 Vintage earrings of the glamorous 1940’s and 1950’s - A History of Earrings: Part 8. Vintage earrings of the glamorous 1940’s and 1950’s - A History of Earrings: Part 8.

The 1940s signified a shift in jewellery design. Read our new earrings feature here to find out why.

Art Deco earrings of the 1920’s to 1930’s - A History of Earrings: Part 7. Art Deco earrings of the 1920’s to 1930’s - A History of Earrings: Part 7.

Come the 1920s, a new and exciting decorative style was taking hold - Art Deco. Click here to learn about earring design during this period.

Antique earrings - The Edwardian period including Belle Époque and Art Nouveau - A History of Earrings: Part 6. Antique earrings - The Edwardian period including Belle Époque and Art Nouveau - A History of Earrings: Part 6.

Following on from the Victorian period, our next instalment on the history of earring design focuses on Art Nouveau and its influence on elegant Edwardian jewellery.

Antique earrings: The Late Victorian Period 1885 - 1901 - A History of Earrings: Part 5

Queen Victoria reined from 1837 to 1901, a total of 64 years. Across this period, there were three prominent jewellery trends. In this article we outline the final part, the Late Victorian period, from 1885 to 1901.

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Mourning Jewellery and Memento Mori Jewellery Mourning Jewellery and Memento Mori Jewellery

Learn how themes of death and remembrance appear in antique jewellery.

Antique earrings: The Middle Victorian Period 1860 - 1885 - A History of Earrings: Part 4. Antique earrings: The Middle Victorian Period 1860 - 1885 - A History of Earrings: Part 4.

Queen Victoria reigned for a total of 64 years. Across this period, there were three prominent jewellery trends. In this article we outline the second part, the Middle Victorian period, from 1860 to 1885.

Viking Jewellery Viking Jewellery

Discover the intricate jewellery made by Viking craftsmen

Antique earrings: Middle ages to Georgian - A History of Earrings: Part 2. Antique earrings: Middle ages to Georgian - A History of Earrings: Part 2.

Here is part 2 of our research into the fascinating history of earrings!

Downton Abbey -  The jewellery Downton Abbey - The jewellery

Downton Abbey is now airing its 5th series- set in the 1920s! Take a look at the fabulous Art Deco jewels worn by the characters.

Ancient earrings - A History of Earrings: Part 1

Enjoy part one of our brief history into the world of earrings, beginning with The Ancient World courtesy of our knowledgeable staff at Berganza Jewellers.

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Art Deco Jewellery: Bold and beautiful jewellery of the 1920’s and 1930’s Art Deco Jewellery: Bold and beautiful jewellery of the 1920’s and 1930’s

What is Art Deco? Discover one of the most prominent design eras in history.

Eternity Rings: Eternally appealing Eternity Rings: Eternally appealing

Learn all about the ring given to commemorate lifes special occasions...

'As Endless Is My Love As This: A History Of Marriage Rings' 'As Endless Is My Love As This: A History Of Marriage Rings'

Introducing our book As Endless Is My Love As This: A History Of Marriage Rings.

Bridal Jewellery Bridal Jewellery

Planning your wedding this summer? We explore the bridal traditions and select a special collection of jewellery to add the finishing touch for your big day.

Snake Jewellery Snake Jewellery

Learn more about one of the most enduring motifs used in jewellery- an enchanting choice for an antique engagement ring...

 Fancy coloured sapphires - A spectrum of colour Fancy coloured sapphires - A spectrum of colour

Explore a rainbow of hues among our collection of natural fancy sapphires – a colourful choice for an antique engagement ring or that special piece of antique jewellery…

Intaglio rings: A History of Gemstone Engraving Intaglio rings: A History of Gemstone Engraving

Engraved gemstones have been among the most highly prized objects in a wide variety of cultures from as far back as 5000BC right up to the 19th century. Discover the history behind this revered ancient art.

Cocktail Rings: America in The Cocktail Period Cocktail Rings: America in The Cocktail Period

An insight into fabulous American cocktail jewellery...

Opal: The Fiery Gem

Learn more about Octobers colourful birthstone...

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Discovering Sapphires Discovering Sapphires

Learn more about one of the worlds most coveted gemstones.

Old Cut Diamonds Old Cut Diamonds

Part IV in our history of diamond cuts

Old Mine Cut Diamonds Old Mine Cut Diamonds

Part III in our history of diamond cuts

Rose Cut Diamonds Rose Cut Diamonds

Part II in our chronological history of diamond cuts

Table Cut Diamonds Table Cut Diamonds

Learn about the first true diamond cut.

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