Creating jewelry is a complex, responsible, but incredibly interesting process. To an uninitiated person, he seems akin to magic, because few of us know the stages of creating a masterpiece, and it seems that to make a subtle and refined piece of jewelry from an unremarkable bar of gold is real magic.
Meanwhile, the knowledge of how to make jewelry is not magic at all, but a real daily human feat, which consists of the theoretical knowledge of the master and his skillful hands. Only if you have never encountered the process of obtaining a ring of gold, it may seem to you that this is a dusty, calm work, saying, “don’t turn over the bags.” In fact, this is a complex and responsible profession, in which the master must be both bold and gentle, strong and delicate, creative and “scientific”. There is no other way. Only such is the way of birth of a real jewelry masterpiece.
The magic of ancient rings
Today, it seems, there is no more familiar jewelry than a ring. Most people wear it, regardless of age, gender, social status, style of dress. But in the old days, when they did not even know how to make jewelry, they already wanted to decorate themselves. Thus appears the first ring made … of grass. The fragility of this accessory made our ancestors look for options, and now the flexible branches of trees and shrubs have already replaced the grass. Continue reading