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.


  • 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

    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

    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 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...
  • 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...