Vintage Wiener Werkstatte Jewelry Buying Guide

Wiener Werkstatte

Want to learn more about Vintage Wiener Werkstatte Jewelry? Learn about the history, designers, collectible pieces and where to buy.“The works of the Wiener Werkstatte show riches that have been concealed inside the material, a treasure that had to be raised,” contemporary Austrian journalist and art critic, Josef August Lux, on the Werkstatte’s jewelry. table … Read more

Buying Guide for Vintage Theodor Fahrner Jewelry

Buying Guide for Vintage Theodor Fahrner Jewelry

Theodor Fahrner costume jewelry was among the most popular in the first half of the 20th century. Much of his success was due to his determination to raise the quality of machine-made (or partially machine-made) jewelry to be objets d’art. If you are looking to add a piece of history to your jewelry collection, you … Read more

Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco Jewelry

art deco vs art nouveau

The Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements both were outgrowths of significant world events: the Industrial Revolution and the aftermath of World War I respectively. Both were influenced by ancient, newly discovered art forms. Japanese art, sequestered within its own borders for more than 200 years, was an inspiration to the Art Nouveau jeweler-artists with … Read more