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
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
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