Jewelry from 1840 to 1900: Victorian era (PDF)

Article | Published on 19 September 2018 Original issue in  - Cap-aux-Diamants , no 79 , Fall 2004 , p.55-56

Jocelyne Rouleau
Jocelyne Rouleau
Gemmologiste Diamantaire

Between 1930 and 1960, the West experienced remarkable technological advancement and immense social awakening. As a decorative art, jewelery has never been a pioneer of cultural change, but many jewelers of that era echo the changing social customs by exploring their art as a means of expression and even questioning the symbol of wealth that jewels represent …