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Nature gave man many unique stones, but the most multifaceted, perhaps, is onyx. Lithotherapists and magicians, jewelers and builders appreciate him … Yes, yes, it didn’t seem to you, it’s the builders: stone is used as a facing material. Onyx has many admirers among jewelry lovers: it is a real pleasure for an esthete to look at striped drawings on stone. Ready to get to know this handsome man better? Then let’s start!
According to legend, the mineral has a divine origin. Once the son of the beautiful goddess Aphrodite frolic on the ground near a sleeping mother and accidentally cut off her fingernail with the tip of an arrow. But parts of the divine body cannot just rot in the earth. Therefore, the inhabitants of Olympus turned Aphrodite’s nail into a magnificent stone. So, without suspecting it, the goddess of love and beauty made people a luxurious gift. The stone received a name that recalls its origin: from the ancient Greek “onyx” is translated as “nail”. Continue reading
It’s hard to argue with the popularity of gold chains. Surely in each of your treasured caskets you will find one or several similar jewelry. They can look completely different depending on the type of weaving, style, weight and other factors. But such products are always universal, durable and loved. Have you ever wondered how gold chains are made? What path does a gold bar go to a jewelry store window? We offer to understand together.
The history of ancient decoration
Today we do not know for certain where the craftsman lived, who first came up with the idea to make links of precious metal and connect them together. It is not known what his name was. One thing is certain: it happened a very, very long time ago. Indeed, for the first time, fashionable gold chains appeared almost at the same time in Ancient Greece and in Ancient Egypt. True, the “fashionable” at that time was considered an exceptionally massive chain that only very wealthy men could afford. Continue reading
What is important when choosing jewelry accessories? Price, quality, design – each buyer has his own selection criteria. But the first thing that a person who has crossed the threshold of a jewelry store pays attention to is how attractively the accessories placed on the window sparkle. Before a jewelry made of precious metal gets into the salon, it goes through many stages of production. The key task of the master is not only to bring to life an interesting idea, but also to make the accessory shine. We will tell you what polishing, tumbling and polishing of gold products are, and we will teach tricks that will prevent the radiance of your jewelry from fading over the years.
How jewelers achieve brilliance of jewelry
Jewelry making is a lengthy process. First, an idea is born – a sketch. Then the accessory is cast from gold or silver (give the material a specific shape). But the working process does not end there: in the foundry, only the first stage of production is completed. It is further important that the bends become soft and the surface sparkling. Continue reading