How to choose the right ring size?
A ring is not just a stylish accessory, but a thing that defines the comfort of everyday activities. For example, rings with massive inserts may interfere with typing on the…

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Medici Family Treasures
The famous Italian family of aristocrats and politicians, who became legendary not only in their homeland, but throughout the world, left behind a considerable inheritance. In particular, many of the…

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Pearls - the courtesy of queens: how to wear pearl jewelry
Since the incomparable Coco Chanel has revived the fashion for pearl jewelry, there has been an ongoing debate about how to wear pearl jewelry. Someone is afraid of ancient superstitions…

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protective functions

Why silverware blackens

Each owner of silver jewelry probably noticed that over time, the accessory becomes darker. If a raid does not appear immediately after the purchase, then this is a natural process. This happens even if the accessory is not worn too often, and even more so when worn actively. The material tends to oxidize over time. But sometimes plaque appears on silver jewelry too quickly, and the accessory does not just darken, but turns black. What makes silver black? The people have one answer to this question, and science has a different one. Let’s try to figure it out!

Silver turned black: signs and superstitions
Why silver is getting dark, our ancestors were still interested. They thought it was a bad sign. There is a sign that says silver accessories are coated with a coating when a strong damage was sent to a person. According to superstitions, by what specific product has changed color, you can understand what kind of trouble to wait. If blackens:

X – a strong curse is imposed on the owner;
earrings or a chain – a person is jinxed; Continue reading

Inimitable opal: 5 most interesting facts about stone
“Fiery”, “cosmic”, “stone of deceptive hopes”. This is two centuries unrivaled in its uniqueness. He was feared, he admired, but no one remained indifferent to him. The famous Roman writer…

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World of precious metals
Many centuries ago, people noticed that some metals are different from "relatives". They shine brighter, do not rust, and even after years do not change their original appearance. Such metals…

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For centuries: how stones are fixed in jewelry
In precious jewelry there are no trifles. Starting from the choice of metal, the method of manufacturing the product, its design, the choice of fastener - each stage of the…

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Space jewelry: meteorite jewelry
In striving for originality, jewelers are looking for more and more original materials for jewelry. Their imagination sometimes goes beyond the boundaries of the Earth, turning to cosmic materials. In…

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