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
If you try to create a jewelry rating, various types of earrings in this top will surely be in the first or second places. This is not surprising: sometimes we pierce the ears of infants who have not yet reached even a year. And the choice of both female and male jewelry for “adult” ears can only be envied. Without exaggeration, you can find for yourself such earrings as you want. And one more. And further.
And here, beautiful women, blinded by the beauty of an accessory they like, often have one very insidious effect. Agree, as a rule, we only think about one thing: what will it look like? Will a new accessory decorate me? No words: this is really the most important question. But he is far from the only one. The second, as if arising from the first, should certainly be the following: what is the earring clasp that I liked? Will it be convenient and reliable? There are no particular difficulties here. It is simply important for you to find a balance. Is the fastener too tight? Inconveniently. Too loose? Dangerously. Truth, as often happens, is somewhere in between.
That is why you need to spend a little time in order to find out what are the clasps on the earrings. Only in this way you can choose not only a beautiful, but also a reliable model. Let’s get it right. Continue reading