The magic of "stone violets"
Amethyst stone is very popular among jewelers. At first glance, it captivates with exquisite beauty. Due to its delicate purple color, quartz was called "stone violet." But behind the external…

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Gilding in the watch: everything you wanted to know about precious spraying
Gold-plated watches are a luxury accessory. Do you remember the fakes of “Rolexes” that flooded our market in the dashing nineties and quickly became a symbol of glamor and a…

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Jewelery of the Duchess of Winsdorz, also known as Wallis Simpson
Mrs. Wallis Simpson is one of the most famous female figures in the politics and public life of Europe in the first half of the 20th century. This is a…

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Why silverware blackens

Each owner of silver jewelry probably noticed that over time, the accessory becomes darker. If a raid does not appear immediately after the purchase, then this is a natural process. This happens even if the accessory is not worn too often, and even more so when worn actively. The material tends to oxidize over time. But sometimes plaque appears on silver jewelry too quickly, and the accessory does not just darken, but turns black. What makes silver black? The people have one answer to this question, and science has a different one. Let’s try to figure it out!

Silver turned black: signs and superstitions
Why silver is getting dark, our ancestors were still interested. They thought it was a bad sign. There is a sign that says silver accessories are coated with a coating when a strong damage was sent to a person. According to superstitions, by what specific product has changed color, you can understand what kind of trouble to wait. If blackens:

X – a strong curse is imposed on the owner;
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What men want: women’s jewelry that makes gentlemen crazy
What attracts men to women? Each representative of the stronger sex will surely have his own answer to this question. Someone is crazy about fragile weak girls who are pleased…

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Jewelry engraving, or how to personalize jewelry
Uniqueness in the trend. That is why many connoisseurs of jewelry want to make their favorite accessory special, to attach sacred meaning to it. To unify jewelry is simple: it…

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Wedding - not engagement: the main differences between the main wedding rings
Everything related to the wedding is always difficult, has a deep symbolic meaning and sacred meaning. Remember, even the old song says that the engagement ring is not an easy…

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For centuries: how stones are fixed in jewelry
In precious jewelry there are no trifles. Starting from the choice of metal, the method of manufacturing the product, its design, the choice of fastener - each stage of the…

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