Decorative and CollectibleJewelry
Buying Antique Jewelry
A Tips of the Trade article from the Antiques Roadshow site. This feature offers general information about some of the basic things to look for when purchasing jewelry.
Design for Daily Life - Adornment
This page on Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's site presents a trio of stunning pieces of jewelry from their collection, along with brief descriptions.
Dictionary of Antique & Estate Jewelry
A useful source for information about the terms and techniques used in describing jewelry - from "Alexandrite" to "Victorian".
History of Pearls
This feature by Fred Ward on Nova Online contains information about the history of pearls, including their value and importance from ancient times to the present.
The Hermitage has reason to boast about their magnificent Jewellery Collection - check it out and see if you agree!
An intriguing article by Judith Fineblit Anderson and Arthur V. Anderson about Victorian jewelry design that features images to illustrate the text.
Victorian Jewelry: Celtic Revival Work in Ireland
The Victorian Web offers this delightful series of images of Celtic Revival jewelry.