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Current catwalks in New York, London and Milan have been channelling a 70s vibe, so jewellery designs from that period are hot, hot, hot!
At The Decorative Fair we have several exhibitors specialising in designer and couture vintage jewels: Katheleys comes from Belgium with a spectacular array of bracelets, necklaces, earrings and accessories such as sunglasses and handbags from the 1970s to 1990s by the like of Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, Schiaparelli, Hermès and Jean Patou.
Blister and freshwater pearls were preferred for their non-uniform shapes. Stones of choice included turquoise, moonstones and opals. The urge to secure voting rights led to secret languages of color.
Suffragettes wore green, white and violet ("give women the vote") huses on their clothing and in their jewelry.
Monika Antiques specialise in earlier C20th designs by leading named makers and quality manufacturers, dating from the 1920s to the 1960s.
A new monarch heralds a new age-actually his spouse led the fashion with enormous vanity and love for bedecking herself with jewels.Often, the eras and the styles "blend," existing simultaneously, flowing and melding much like a river.