At Berganza we are passionate about antique jewellery, and in this series of features we'd like to share our passion and to inform, entertain and enthuse you too.


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

    Halloween in upon us! Learn how themes of death and remembrance appear in antique jewellery.
  • Our Stuart Rock Crystal Love Knot Ring, 17th century.

    Our newly acquired Stuart ring belongs to an exciting group of jewellery called ‘Stuart crystals. These pieces are attractive, rare and highly collectable. Click here to learn more about their history.
  • 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

    Discover the intricate jewellery made by Viking craftsmen
  • A History of Earrings: Part 3. Victorian Earrings: The Romantic Period 1837 - 1860

    Continuing with our popular earrings feature, this week we begin to look at the Victorian period.
  • 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

    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.
  • An Exquisite Cameo Suite by John Brogden

    Learn all about our impressive parure by English jeweller John Brogden and an informative history of cameos in antique jewellery...