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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part IX – Mrs Jenkinson

Mrs Jenkinson is a minor character, but we see her here gladly offering up the use of the piano in her room that Lizzie might improve her skill. Miss Anne de Bourgh, Mrs Jenkinson and Mr William Collins Her necklace … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part VIII – Mrs Bennet

Mrs Bennet, I’m sure this character never had so much life breathed in to her as when Alison Steadman’s played her; she was so shrill, so annoying but utterly wonderful and I’m glad that she continued to work in period … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part VII – Elizabeth Bennet

Of course no discussion of Pride and Prejudice would be complete without a mention of our heroine, Lizzie: Everywhere in the BBC adaptation she seems to be wearing this very simple cross, even on her wedding day: Mr Charles Bingley, … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part VI – The Real Regency Period Jewellery

Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part VI – The Real Regency Period Jewellery Diana Scarisbrick has written a number of books on jewellery. I have one of her books, “Jewellery in Britain, 1066-1837“, a heavy and serious-looking hardback which I confess … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part V- Mrs Gardiner

What a wonderful character Mrs. Gardiner is- so sensible, dignified but warm, gracious and kind also. She’s one of my favourite characters in the book and I love Joanna David’s effortlessly wonderful performance. We see her here at a soirĂ©e … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part IV – Lady Catherine de Bourgh

Lady Catherine de Bourgh is a very wealthy but incredibly bad mannered character from Pride and Prejudice. In the BBC adaptation her home and gardens are so wonderfully over the top- teetering on the edge between impressive and vulgar. Here … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part III – Charlotte Lucas

Next up is the impeccably mannered Miss Charlotte Lucas, best friend of Lizzie and wife of Mr Collins (Jane Austen succinctly demonstrates the economic realities women of that era had to face). We see her here with a plain string … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part II

I recently re-watched all six parts of the fantastic BBC dramatisation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Along the way I captured screenshots of the lovely jewellery and put them in my Picasa Album. I thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery (Part I)

A while ago I bought a stock of freshwater pearls, the colours looked like lovely earth tones. Unfortunately, when they arrived they were a little brighter than I had expected and so, too lazy to return them, they ended up … Continue reading

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