Don’t tell Spring a secret if you wish to keep it so.
Even her buried treasure cannot help but grow.
After winter’s hush and hiss, she’s destined to be
A little of a tattletale and share in what she please.
Do you know of the hidden gems embedded in Victorian jewelry? Once upon a time, pendants were much more than mere ornaments. They were insignia. Each design carried motifs and qualities with precious meaning, supposedly describing its owner.
Victorian ladies were what they wore, so to speak.
For example, a necklace with a holly design signified truth and instinct. An eye: protection. And so on and so forth. In order to fully appreciate the finery we wear, we’ve compiled a list of each emblem with its significance.