In case you don't get our newsletter, here is our latest missive illuminating some of the romantic symbolism of the Victorian jewelry we love along with a special earring promotion to help make that Valentine's gift undeniably perfect!
Let us help you find the perfect gift for that special someone!
This year give her a gift with meaning.
In the Victorian era, symbolism was of particular importance in
jewelry. Our store is filled with antiques and Victorian inspired
designs with motifs such as the knot, the belt buckle, birds and snakes!
We've got it all, check out some of the great options below & figure out which would best suit your beloved.
knot is significant to many cultures, including the Victorians who saw
it as a symbol of endless love. Our handmade knot pieces are showcased
in gorgeous earrings, long necklaces or succinct bracelets.
Victorian times, coral jewlery was thought to promote good health and
longevity. These earrings from the late 1800's are natural coral in 14k
yellow gold. They add a bit of flare to the evryday or can easily be
dressed up for a night out. Timeless!
Albert presented Queen Victoria with a snake ring upon announcement of
their engagement. We love our snake ring for its intricate detailing and
sentimental meaning of "separate but together". Available in the metal
of your choice with the option of setting diamonds in the eyes!
beautiful buckle ring in 14k yellow gold hails from the Victorian era.
It has intricate hand engraving going around the ring which makes it
truly unique. The buckle has long been valued for its associated
sentimental meaning, the Victorians used it as a symbol of protection.
swallow motif was a Victorian symbol for coming home, flying birds
representing the soul. The kissing swallows necklace pairs perfectly
with our swallow charm earrings, always a popular choice for the
really sweet antique necklace boasts a 9k yellow gold heart and antique
key charm. The heart is from the Edwardian era, a symbol of love and
passion, and the key represents guardianship. Give the ultimate gift,
the keys to your heart.
Amethyst: February Birthstone
is a variety of quartz in a rich purple hue. Highly prized by ancient
cultures, it is a stone that is believed to bring balance, patience and
peace. We have an incredible 14k yellow gold Rose Amethyst ring from the
Victorian era with intricate filigree work. Not to mention countless
pieces from ourCome see it in person in our Northampton location!
Rebekah Brooks is a small handmade jewelry company based in Massachusetts. Fulfilling a lifelong interest in adornment, Rebekah started the company out of her loft in Brooklyn in 1998. The jewelry has gone on to sell in over 250 boutiques across the US, Europe & Japan.
In 2004 we relocated from New York City to Massachusetts. In 2007 we opened our flagship retail store in Northampton, Mass. Featuring a complete collection of our jewelry alongside antique finds from the Edwardian, Deco & Georgian periods.
As of September 2012 we've opened our 2nd location at 17 Brattle Street in the heart of Harvard Square, Cambridge. This jewel-box of a shop features an ever-evolving collection of our own handmade jewelry and wedding rings accompanied by an expanded selection of antique pieces. Come visit us!