chain links were made
Amber is a sunny stone. Perhaps, it is under such a “code name” that this gem has been known for many long and long years. Years and decades pass, fashion changes, and yellow beads of warm stone like the sun’s rays still adorn the most sophisticated fashionistas. Amber items probably lay in your grandmother’s treasured casket … Well, it’s time to arrange an audit and complement your image with cozy and some very natural amber jewelry.
The origin of the sun stone
There are almost more legends and myths about the origin of amber than historical evidence. But they all agree on one thing: this stone is considered the first gem on earth. Women adorned themselves with them in very ancient times.
Amber myths of ancient Greece
Perhaps the wise Greeks were the first to guess the true nature of amber. They still have a legend that Phaeton, the son of the sun god Phoebus, asked his father for permission to ride through the sky. It was dangerous, and Phoeb did not agree for a long time. The horses, who were harnessed to the sun chariot, were very hot and obeyed Phoebe alone. 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