Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Jewelry Through the Ages: Retro Jewelry

The Retro period, lasted from 1945 to 1960 and was inspired by Hollywood. The most commonly worn items were large cocktail rings, bracelets, watches, necklaces, and charm bracelets. Jewelry from this time period was also referred to as “cocktail jewelry”. 

Characteristics of jewelry from this period include:

  • Colorful
  • Bold
  •  Elaborate
  •  Oversized

The earrings pictured right are an example of Retro-style jewelry.

What is your jewelry style? Stop by Fountain City Jewelers to find out!

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