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
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.