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
They captivate with their beauty. They give fabulous money at auctions. All fans of jewelry accessories dream of them. The richest people in the world arrange a “hunt” for them. All of these are colored diamonds. Where do fancy color diamonds come from? Why is everyone going crazy with such pebbles? Which specimens are considered the most expensive? Let’s try to figure it out!
History of colored diamonds
For a long time, diamonds, which had an interesting shade, were deprived of the attention of jewelry connoisseurs. They were confused with other minerals – corundum, quartz and other pebbles. When the scale of mineralogical hardness appeared and the methods of “age” analysis of minerals were developed, it became clear that not only transparent but also colored diamonds can be found in nature.
Jewelers began to use the concept of “fantasy diamonds” only at the end of the 20th century. Then the color versions of the “royal stone” and gained unprecedented popularity. 1987 is considered the “finest hour” of fantasy pieces. It was then that an auction was held in New York, at which a colored diamond was first appreciated. For a red pebble, the weight of which almost reached a carat, the buyer laid out a million dollars. This was a signal to the world about the beginning of a new era in jewelry: fantasy stones climbed the pedestal, and the more colorful the color of the diamond, the better. Continue reading
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