Bright patina with minimal surface wear to the setting. Fresh sheen, light surface wear, and no chipping on the opals and diamond. Antique celestial jewelry captures the beauty and mystery of the stars, planets, and other celestial objects. These pieces are adorned with celestial motifs such as stars, moons, and comets, and often incorporate precious stones like diamonds, sapphires, and opals to represent the twinkling lights of the night sky. They were popular during the Georgian and Victorian eras, and their enduring popularity today speaks to their timeless charm and elegance.Celestial jewelry serves as a beautiful reminder of the wonder and awe inspired by the heavens above. A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond. Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head. Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria. Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era.
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