Tokens for your sweetheart Tokens for your sweetheart

Find the perfect piece of ancient, antique or vintage jewellery for the one you love.

A Brief History of Boucheron - Part II A Brief History of Boucheron - Part II

The second part of our Boucheron feature looks at the development of the firm from the Post-War period until the present day. 

A Brief History of Boucheron - Part I A Brief History of Boucheron - Part I

Discover more about the House of Boucheron in this two-part feature. 

A History of the Heart Shape Motif A History of the Heart Shape Motif

Read about the development of the definitive symbol of love...

Old Mine Cut Diamonds Old Mine Cut Diamonds

Part III in our history of diamond cuts

Old Cut Diamonds Old Cut Diamonds

Part IV in our history of diamond cuts

Table Cut Diamonds Table Cut Diamonds

Learn about the first true diamond cut.

Discovering Sapphires Discovering Sapphires

Learn more about one of the worlds most coveted gemstones.

November birthstones: citrine and topaz November birthstones: citrine and topaz

Discover our exclusive antique collection of topaz and citrine jewellery to treat your beloved ones with an unique present this month.

Unique Jewellery Ensembles Unique Jewellery Ensembles

Your jewellery ensemble can be added to over the years, marking life’s important occasions with a special new piece of jewellery, discover more about the historical significance of jewellery parures...

Alluring Drop Shape Gemstones Alluring Drop Shape Gemstones

Some of the most famous diamonds throughout history have been fashioned into drop shapes, find out more about this dramatic cut...

Naturally Platinum Naturally Platinum

The word platinum derives from the Spanish word ‘platina’ meaning ‘little silver’. Acknowleged since the 1900’s, platinum’s durability and natural brightness has been and still is today highly treasured, read more about this special metal...

Eye-Catching Bombé Rings Eye-Catching Bombé Rings

‘Bombé’ rings have an appealing rounded curving shape, click here to read more about this interesting group of rings.

Our Customers' Top Picks for Jewellery Investments Our Customers' Top Picks for Jewellery Investments

When investing in jewellery, the most important consideration is rarity. Read more about our customers favourite investment choices...

Antique and Vintage Three Stone Rings Antique and Vintage Three Stone Rings

Antique and vintage three stone rings are rich in meaning and symbolism, find out more about this romantic style of ring...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

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 Opal: The Fiery Gem

Learn more about Octobers colourful birthstone...

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