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 tenderness of the mineral hides powerful energy. Amethyst is able to change a person’s life, cure many diseases. Who needs a stone? How can he help? How to wear jewelry with a gem? Let’s try to figure it out!
Where did the name come from: legend
Amethyst got its name by chance. Translated from ancient Greek “amethystos” means “not intoxicating.” According to legend, the stone was named after the nymph Ametis. Once Dionysus fell in love with a beautiful girl with purple eyes. Nymph did not reciprocate the god of winemaking. She was in love with a young shepherd. Continue reading
The bracelet with charms at the peak of popularity has been around for many seasons, and it seems that the trend is not going to lose ground. The product is worn by star fashionistas and ordinary girls. The bracelet helps to add a “twist” to the image, emphasizes the individuality of the owner. What is a charm? How to choose the right elements for the bracelet? How to wear jewelry? Let’s try to understand the intricacies of a trendy product.
Pendant charm – jewelry with a long history. The first such products are 75 thousand years old. Ornaments were then made from clay, bones, sea shells. Pendants were worn on the neck or on the arm. It was believed that such an accessory has magical powers and is able to protect the owner from any adversity. Later, ivory pendants began to be cut, and in the Bronze Age charms were made of precious metal and stones. Naturally, only noble people wore charms with minerals: the product indicated the status of the owner. Continue reading
You can see the pectoral cross on the neck of almost every person. And it doesn’t matter if he is a true believer or was baptized when he was a baby, but now he wears a cross rather as a decoration or amulet. Such a tradition among our people is to wear the Orthodox cross for baptism. The church believes that the cross is a symbol of faith, one of the most important shrines. And even if we rarely go to the temple, we still carry a crucifix on our chests – in the hope that it will protect us from the evil eye and protect us from all bad things. Therefore, the question of how to choose the right cross is very relevant for Ukrainians. Let’s try to figure it out.
In ancient centuries
When the Christian religion was just in its infancy, no one thought about the cross we were used to. Instead, they wore another symbol – a medallion depicting the Lamb sacrificed. Nevertheless, the cross has always been treated with respect, considered it the most important symbol. In confirmation of this – five facts about the decoration traditional for Ukrainians. Continue reading