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FOR EVER AFTER: THE REVIVAL OF INTIMATE JEWELLERY

Victorian acrostic locket spelling out REGARD using the first letter of each precious stone.

Necklace

Place of origin: France (made) Date: ca. 1806 (made) 1820s (alteration) Artist/Maker: Nitot & Fils (probably, makers) Materials and Techniques: Emeralds and diamonds set in gold and silver Credit Line: Given by Countess Margharita Tagliavia V&A Search the Collections

French jet (dark red glass backed with black-painted metal) pansy and ribbon necklace. English c1820. Rowan and Rowan.

Locket

1775-1800, England. Gold set with pearls and green glass pastes, enclosing plaited hair. Hair had long been important in sentimental jewellery, but during the 18th century it took on a new prominence. It could now form the centrepiece of a jewel, arranged in complicated motifs or as plain, woven sections. Locket.

Silver Priday Plume Agate Heart Pendant Necklace, Statement Necklace, Silver Heart and Stone Pendant, Statement Necklace, Collector Stone

Silver Priday Plume Agate Heart Pendant Necklace, Statement Necklace, Silver Heart and Stone Pendant by EONDesign on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/224287513/silver-priday-plume-agate-heart-pendant

Diamond padlock brooch, with suspended key and heart, set with a ruby. Central locket compartment. English c.1820. S. J. Phillips.

Diamants de la Couronne: A ruby and diamond brooch by Bapst, with gilt red leather case bearing the cypher of Louis XIV, and papers from the 1887 auction of the French Crown Jewels.

Diamond ring, Cartier, 1930s set with two pear-shaped diamonds weighing 2.31 and 2.34 carats respectively, further accented with two marquise-shaped diamonds, signed Cartier London, case stamped Cartier Paris.