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 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.


  • 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

    Learn all about the ring given to commemorate lifes special occasions...
  • '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.
  • Love is All Around: A History of Posy Rings

  • Rubies Revealed

    Learn about one of the most precious gemstones used in antique jewellery...
  • The Solitaire Diamond: A History

    Solitaire diamond rings are one of the most favoured choices as an antique engagement ring- find out more about the history of these attractive rings...