Antique and vintage jewelry continues to offer a compelling contrast for collectors, curators, and consumers alike. These beautiful pieces of jewelry, meticulously crafted by hand, cutting across age demographics to reflect status, love, or other sentiment and emotion. The 18th century was the most significant period in history in antique jewelry style, where the artistic motifs were mostly influenced by the social setting of the era. Bidsquare offers a look into a variety of styles throughout the decades at its antique and vintage auction, drawing attention to decorators and connoisseurs alike.
Named after Queen Victoria, the Victorian style is one of the leading styles in history. The late Victorian Aesthetic Movement sought to popularize visually appealing designs and refined artistic taste. Several black onyx, jet, amethyst, garnet, and gold jewels were famous in the Victorian era. Introduced in the 19th century, the Art Deco jewelry style was immensely influenced by Cubism, the Bauhaus, Art Nouveau, and Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. It is known to combine glamour, luxury, and technological advances. The most recurring motifs in Art Deco style were festooning ribbon, bow, and flora, and fauna.
The commercial demand for antique and vintage jewelry pieces continues to rise, appealing to both men and women alike. You can find a wide array of jewelry styles from all over the world at Bidsquare jewelry auctions. Collectors in our vintage and antique auctions will find works by some of the most sophisticated jewelry houses such as Cartier, Tiffany &Co, Van Cleef & Arpels, and George Jensen, to name a few. Some of the famous jewelry designers are also featured on the Bidsquare sale including Nicolas Cola, A.Aletto, Bent Gabrielsen, De Grisgogno, Gregg Ruth, and many more. The various elegant style pieces featured in vintage and antique jewelry auctions on Bidsquare are sure to leave you spellbound.