The word ‘Mizpah’ is a Hebrew word that describes an emotional bond between two people, and this style of jewellery became popular during the early Victorian times. First seen in the 1850s, this style grew in the coming decades. The Victorian age was prim and proper, with rules for social etiquette, and the Mizpah jewellery was seen as an acceptable gift that a gentleman could bestow on a young lady.
A Symbol Of A Growing Relationship
In Victorian society, one had to be very careful when a man wishes to court a woman, and by presenting her with Mizpah jewellery, this was a sign that the gentleman wishes to get to know the lady more.
While you can find Mizpah jewellery made with gold and diamonds, the majority of pieces were made from silver, with semi-precious stones used for colour. If you would like to see stunning Mizpah jewellery, view the collection at KalmarAntiques.com.au, a leading Sydney antique dealer with a solid reputation within the community.
The letters m-i-z-p-a-h are scribed on gold band rings that were made in the late 19th century, which were very popular for couples who had to spend time apart, as in both the World Wars. You might fall in love with an elegant three stone piece that is on offer from a leading Australian antique dealer, and when browsing online, you don’t have to worry about social distancing, which is another good reason to shop for antique jewellery online.
An Amulet of Protection
Indeed, for many people in the Victorian era, Mizpah jewellery was often regarded as protection against bad luck and misfortune, and many soldiers, sailors and airmen wore Mizpah jewellery for that very reason. The late 19th century was a time when Mizpah jewellery saw its most popular time, yet the style saw a revival right up to the late 1940s, when WWII ended, and if you would like to locate a stunning Mizpah ring or brooch, the online antique dealer is the person to contact. For further reading on the late Victorian period, including more information on Mizpah jewellery, there are articles you can find online that talk about the subject.
One stunning version of Mizpah jewellery is a pair that can separate and be worn by both people in the relationship, which might be two halves of a heart that, when put together, forms a perfect complete heart. If you are looking for something very romantic, this might be the ideal gift for your partner. There are also stunning necklaces in matching pair designs. Buying fine quality pieces such as this type of jewellery is a great way to celebrate your love. When you are apart, you will always be reminded that your partner has the other half of the piece you are wearing.
For the best selection of Mizpah jewellery, a Google search will take you to one of Sydney’s premier antique dealers, and they would have an extensive collection of elegant rings, necklaces and other items, all at affordable prices. Once you find what you are looking for, a secure online payment is all it takes to have the piece packaged and delivered to your home address.