(1900-15) refers to the period that includes the reign of King Edward VII and is also known as the Belle Epoque. Typically, jewelry styles of this period are elegant and feminine with a concentration on platinum, diamonds, and accents of colored stones. Edwardian jewelry also contains a frequent garland motif. Currently, the jewelry of this period is extremely popular and, like the Art Nouveau style, is frequently reproduced.
someone belonging to (or as if belonging to) the era of Edward VII
of or relating to or characteristic of the era of Edward VII in England; "Edwardian furniture"
Style of architecture popular during the reign of Edward VII in the early 1900s. Noted for its eclectic, opulent qualities.
Referring to the reign of King Edward VII (1901 - 1910), the term can generally be stretched to cover the 1890's up until the outbreak of World War 1 in 1914.
Edwardian jewels reflected the refined and elegant tastes of the English aristocracy. An airy lightness and cool elegance characterized Edwardian jewelry. White gold and especially Platinum was the metal of choice and it was fashioned into delicate filigree with diamonds and pearls predominating. Colored stones were used less frequently producing a light monochromatic look. Delicate bows, swags and garland effects were used in necklaces and brooches. Both dog collars, and long fringed necklaces were also popular being popularized by the graceful long-necked Queen Alexandra. 1901 - 1914
The time period between 1901-1910, when Edward VII was king of England. Fashions are characterized by large, wide hats, trailing skirts, and the S-bend silhouette.
Like Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts, Edwardian jewelry is also circa 1890-1920s, but its style is rooted in more traditional designs and materials. Edwardian jewelry emphasized diamonds, pearls, platinum and other white metals in skillfully worked designs and were commonly monochromatic, or mostly white/colorless.
A period in architecture named after King Edward VII, who reigned between 1901 and 1910. The term is relevant to architecture between c1890 and 1920. In houses, distinguishing features include use of unglazed terra-cotta roofing tiles, ridge capping, chimneypots and finials, timber fretwork and turned timber posts to verandahs and gable ends and red brick walls and chimneys. Roof pitches become steeper and plans more complex. (Also: Federation and Queen Anne).
This style of jewelry began during the waning days of Queen Victoriaâ€™s reign and flourished until the onset of World War I when geometric Art Deco designs took center stage. During this period heavy use was made of garlands and bows, with diamonds and pearls set in platinum to reflect a monochromatic appearance. Delicate filigree can be found in many ring designs from this period as well as graceful, floral motifs and fringed necklaces.
Pertaining to the rein of Edward VII.
An era in jewelry associated with the reign of King Edward VII of England (1901-1910). Delicate jewelry, with filigree work, bows, swags, and garlands characterize the period as well as dog collars that were popularized because of the long attractive neck of Queen Alexandra.
Refers to the period during the reign of Edward VII of England (1901-1910), but the style has it's beginnings during the final years of Victoria's reign, and continued until shortly before World War I when the more geometric influences later to be called Art Deco began to make headway. In jewelry, this period was characterized by delicate filigree in white gold and platinum, with diamonds and pearls predominating, and colored stones used less frequently, producing a light, monochromatic look. Delicate bows, swags, and garland effects were used in necklace and brooches. Both dog collars, and long fringed necklaces were also "in", being popularized by the graceful, long-necked Queen Alexandra.