Jewellery, like any subject, has its own terminology. This section contains a glossary of terms you may come across when researching platinum jewellery. Simply click on a letter to start your search.
Any crystallized mineral structure (natural or synthetic) used in jewellery making. This includes all precious and semi-precious stones but excludes all types of plastics and glass.
Popular during the Edwardian era, this style (which includes bows, swags, and tassels) was made famous by the house of Cartier who set the delicate design in platinum.