Rocks of Ages: A Timeline of Vintage Jewelry

Breaking down vintage and estate jewelry by era, from Victorian to Contemporary.

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Victorian

Pieces from this era (1830s to 1900) are surprisingly modern and include everything from diamond-heavy floral motifs to mosaics and brightly colored snakes. Diamond cross brooch, $23,750; langantiques.com.