Women in Britain and America, being influenced by Paris, had very similar hairstyles.Music Hall was tremendously popular in Edwardian days and the operetta “The Merry Widow” by Viennese composer Franz Lahar gave rise to the style of feathered hats worn in the production to be known as “Merry Widows”. Portrayed in the satirical pen-and-ink-illustrated stories created by illustrator Charles Dana Gibson in America, the perky Gibson Girl was the epitome of the feminine ideal from the late Victorian era to the early 1910s.This is especially true for the novice collector or dealer that has not studied this type of jewelry extensively.
Vintage jewelry findings of the 50s, including safety catches, pin stems and joints, ear wires and nuts. Exclusively Wholesale, 1950 Vintage jewelry findings including guard chains and ring guards.While the reign of English Kings defines the parameters for Georgian jewelry, stylistically the designs, trends, and ideas were shared internationally and the Georgian aesthetic turned up all over Europe and America.At the same time, on the European continent, styles were developing known as the Louis styles, named after the French Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI.The older styles are usually more delicate in appearance, even though they were well made and held up well over time.The Georgian period, from 1714 to 1837, was named for, and defined by, the Hanoverian Monarchs of the United Kingdom. 1714-1727) - 52nd in line for the throne, George II (r. 1760-1820) - the longest reigning king in English history, George IV (r. Extraordinary individuals and events were transforming the entire globe.