Downton Abbey

Links From Around the Web: the Jewelry of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey
Lady Violet’s Russian-inspired Tiara

There’s a fun article in the most recent newsletter of the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) about the jewelry created for the TV show Downton Abbey.  The article includes an interview with Andrew Prince, the jewelry designer for the show, where he discusses the historical precedents and inspirations for the jewelry and features lots of tiaras and hair jewelry.   Make sure to click on the the text at the bottom of each photo in the slide show to get detailed info about each piece shown:

Click here to read the article about the Jewelry of Downton Abbey

I highly recommend the GIA newsletter which is a mixture of serious articles about developments in the gemological world, articles about the jewelry industry, and fun – yet substantive – articles like this one about jewelry history.

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