Turquoise: December Birthstone and Striking Winter Jewel Turquoise: December Birthstone and Striking Winter Jewel

The icy sky blue of turquoise provides a welcome pop of colour to winter; it is also aptly one of the birthstones for December. In this article we introduce this vibrant gem, whose popularity has stood the test of time.

Antique and Unique Christmas Gift Ideas Antique and Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

We have a wide range of gift ideas to give to that special someone this Christmas, see some of our antique and vintage jewellery suggestions...

A History of Earrings: Part 6. 1901 – 1915 Edwardian period including Belle Époque and Art Nouveau A History of Earrings: Part 6. 1901 – 1915 Edwardian period including Belle Époque and Art Nouveau

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.

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

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.

‘Requiescat In Pace’ : Mourning and Memento Mori Jewellery ‘Requiescat In Pace’ : Mourning and Memento Mori Jewellery

Halloween in upon us! Learn how themes of death and remembrance appear in antique jewellery.

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

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

A History of Earrings: Part 2. Middle Ages to Georgian A History of Earrings: Part 2. Middle Ages to Georgian

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

The ‘Downton Abbey effect’ on antique jewellery The ‘Downton Abbey effect’ on antique 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.

A History of Earrings: Part 1. The Ancient World

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

Eternally Appealing Eternity Rings Eternally Appealing Eternity Rings

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.

Sinuous Serpent Jewellery Sinuous Serpent Jewellery

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

The Sapphire Spectrum The Sapphire Spectrum

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…

A History of Gemstone Engraving:  Intaglios A History of Gemstone Engraving: Intaglios

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.

America in The Cocktail Period 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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