Phalangeal rings are miniature jewelry designed to be worn on the primary and middle phalanges of the fingers. It’s also a long and interesting jewelry story that turns a newfangled accessory into a piece of jewelry with a solid past.
Fashion history knows the incredible number of ups and downs of various accessories or clothing items. Depending on the general attitude – then on maximalism, then on minimalism, then on naturalness, then on austerity – then fluffy skirts, then flared heels, or jewelry that are worn in sets suddenly appear and disappear. But modest small phalanx rings are jewelry that has come a long way to fame, but today it deservedly remains at the peak of popularity. Inevitably stylish and unbroken rings on the phalanxes of the fingers today flaunt on many young ladies who know firsthand about jewelry trends. Varieties of such original accessories are amazing.
From Ancient Egypt to the Present: A Journey of the Phalanx Ringlet
Surprisingly, the phalanx rings, which are now chosen by the most fashionable girls, were first found in ancient Egypt. Of course, they looked slightly different and looked more like fingertips, but the idea was exactly the same: the desire to decorate not only the lower phalanx, but also the upper and middle. It is from that time that the difficult journey of the phalanx ring to fame begins. Continue reading
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
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. The rest of the above metals are used in precious alloys, primarily to improve the qualities and properties of precious metals (they give gold or silver hardness, luster, durability).
Each jewelry has a sample. A sample is a special brand that indicates the percentage of precious metal in the product. If there is no sample on the product, it means the product is a fake or it was made in a private workshop (in which you should have purchased jewelry).
Gold can be 999, 958, 750, 585, 500, 375 samples. The most common is 585, as it is ideally correlated in terms of price-quality. Continue reading