An during legacy of the Victorian era were the necklaces created and the influence of style that emerged from them. The concept of wearing gold chains as accessories became popular during this time, with 14k gold being the standard that we still use today. The Edwardian era was the era in which jewellers began exploring platinum settings, allowing them to render pieces with even more care. One of the most famous necklace styles that emerged during this time was the lavalier pendant setting. They were simple, yet elegant chains which featured a suspended gemstone.