Antique and collectible history / Victorian

Victorian Era Catalogue Page Of Curb Link Bracelets

Victorian Era Curb Bracelets History And Catalogue Images

HM Queen Victoria was a trend setter. Whatever she wore, whether it be clothing or jewellery, the ladies of the Royal Court copied, as did many noble ladies and the wealthy women of the United Kingdom.

HM Queen Victoria wore a gold enamel & diamond curb charm bracelet constantly.

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Antique Fully Hallmarked Gold Lockets

How To Fit Photos & Hair Into Antique Gold Lockets. Locket Care & Use

Including a lock of hair in an antique locket has long been a traditional way to remember a loved one. The simple design of a curled lock of hair is one of the most popular and easiest ways to present a lock of hair.
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Antique Cleopatra Vanity Box

Egyptomania & The Cleopatra Vanity Box Company Patent

There has been a fascination for ancient Egypt for hundreds if not thousands of years. William Shakespeare’s play Antony and Cleopatra was first performed by the King’s Men in London c.1607. The plot is based on Thomas North's 1579 translation from Plutarch's Lives. Plutarch (c. AD 46 – after AD 119) was a Greek historian, philosopher and a priest at the Temple of Apollo in Delphi.

In recent history this fascination was fuelled by the Napoleonic War in the Middle East.
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