Enamel jewelry, or how to drive a jewel “into paint”
It is difficult to imagine that there is a woman in the world who would refuse to have a couple more accessories in her own jewelry box. And when the…

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Trapic Emerald: the precious fellow countryman Pablo Escobar
Among the great variety of jewelry created by goldsmiths at all times, items inlaid with stones always occupy a special place. And this is not surprising. The minerals that are…

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Medici Family Treasures
The famous Italian family of aristocrats and politicians, who became legendary not only in their homeland, but throughout the world, left behind a considerable inheritance. In particular, many of the…

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World of precious metals

Many centuries ago, people noticed that some metals are different from “relatives”. They shine brighter, do not rust, and even after years do not change their original appearance. Such metals were called precious and began to use them in jewelry. Noble metals are able to surprise not only with their charm, but also with a unique history and unsurpassed properties. Learn interesting facts of precious metals and take a fresh look at your jewelry!

Pioneer in the world of precious metals

The first noble metal that people paid attention to was gold. Historians claim that the history of the precious metal began in the V millennium BC. The theory is confirmed by the finds of archaeologists – gold items made precisely during this period.

Metal in nature is found in the form of nuggets and sand. There are numerous interesting facts about the precious metal associated with its mining. For example, it is known that the ancient Greeks mined gold using lamb skins. Craftsmen took the skin of a trimmed animal, walked to the river where a gold deposit was discovered, and washed the sand. Grains of precious metal remained on the skin. From here comes the myth of the Golden Fleece. Continue reading

Features of the choice of jewelry
Jewelry is most often made of gold, silver, platinum. As well as metals belonging to the platinum group (palladium, rhodium, iridium). Most often it is, of course, gold and silver.…

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Inimitable opal: 5 most interesting facts about stone
“Fiery”, “cosmic”, “stone of deceptive hopes”. This is two centuries unrivaled in its uniqueness. He was feared, he admired, but no one remained indifferent to him. The famous Roman writer…

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A stone with a multifaceted soul
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…

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"Heart of the Ocean": the story of the most famous Hollywood jewelry
Time does not stand still. Today, in the era of the triumph of cinema, when new masterpieces are released at least every month, it is difficult to imagine the times…

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