The Victorian Era of jewelry and design technically began with the 1837 Coronation of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India. In reality it took a few years for the young queen’s love of art and fashion to become influential, with her style truly taking hold in the early 1840’s.
Queen Victoria reigned for over sixty years, until her death in 1901. When she took the throne, motorcars were unheard of and railroad trains were considered the height of new technology. Her rule saw the… Read the full article on marketsquarejewelers.com