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The History of Jewelry

The history of jewelry collection from the Museum of Jewelry organizes our product line by historical era, culture, geography or theme. Earrings and jewelry found in victorian times, renaissance replicas, and copies of old world jewelry designs in museums throughout the world are cataloged here by historical significance.

Modern Jewelry

The Museums "Modern" Jewelry Collections cover the 18th century through the today and categorizes products by era. In general the collections reflect European and American fashion trends as the world opened for trade and the industrial revolution raged.

Eras: Georgian | Victorian | Edwardian | Belle Époque | Arts & Crafts Movement | Art Nouveau | Art Deco | Neo-Classic | Gothic | 1970s

Cultures: Russian | Chinese

All Modern Jewelry

Medieval Jewelry

While many ancient cultures and civilizations wore jewelry, only some of these designs transcend time. Our collection of middle ages jewelry covers the the post Roman Byzantine Empire through the Renaissance and everything inbetween.

Cultures: Byzantine | Anglo-Saxon | Indian and Mughal | Pre-Columbian | Tudor | Renaissance

Themes: Christian

All Medieval Jewelry

Ancient Jewelry

Cultures: Egyptian | Greek | Roman | Celtic

All Ancient Jewelry

Learn about Ancient cultures and their jewelry on The Blog of Jewelry


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