The Edwardian Period began when Edward succeeded his mother, Queen Victoria, as King of England. This period lasted from 1901 to 1910. Edward was a leader amongst the fashionable, with a fondness for art and fashions from Continental Europe. Art in this era was greatly influenced by the development of cars and electricity as well as Art Nouveau.
- Expensive gems (diamonds, emeralds, rubies)
- Elaborate designs
- Light and delicate
The pin pictured right is an example of Edwardian-style jewelry.
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