The story, frozen in stone
Amber is a sunny stone. Perhaps, it is under such a “code name” that this gem has been known for many long and long years. Years and decades pass, fashion…

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A stone with a multifaceted soul
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…

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Topaz: a “heavenly" stone with a strong character
Unusual and incredibly beautiful stone topaz has long been considered almost mandatory in women's jewelry wardrobe. The different colors that this semiprecious stone boasts, as well as the universal compatibility…

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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;
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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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Winter must-have: decorations that complement the “cold” bows
Soft sweaters from Angora, warm oversize dresses made of natural wool, down-padded coats, trendy coarse knit hats and mittens with a mimicry pattern - many girls look forward to winter…

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Diamond Cut Shape
Choosing jewelry with precious accents is always a daunting task. Especially if you have such a unique and expensive inlay as a faceted diamond. What types of stone cutting do…

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Trapic Emerald: the precious fellow countryman Pablo Escobar
Among the great variety of jewelry created by goldsmiths at all times, items inlaid with stones always occupy a special place. And this is not surprising. The minerals that are…

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