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I continue the series of publications about precious stones, without which various jewelry presented as a gift would not have such incomparable beauty. If you have already read the article The Famous Koch-i-Nor Diamond, then you realized that each stone has its own amazing story. In this article, you will learn what a ruby gem is all about. Choosing jewelry as a gift, it will be useful to know about the properties of this stone, and whether it is suitable for the person who will be intended. The ruby is called the king of gems. Find out why.
The history of the ruby begins in ancient India, which was famous for its temples and rich rajas. In addition, caste differences and constant feuds between princes already existed there then. Then India was a very rich country, it was simply buried in luxury. Wealthy Rajas mined and stored precious stones, as we now collect various objects. India was the cradle of precious stones: topazes, sapphires, diamonds, rubies. From there they were brought to Greece, Egypt and Rome. Only after that did they end up in Europe and Russia. Continue reading
One of the important accessories of a business person are business cards and business card holders. For several centuries now they have been accompanying important people and ordinary officials. The main purpose of business card holders is to ensure the safety of business cards. But, besides this, they serve as an accessory that emphasizes the style of their owner and position in society. Now for a business person, these accessories are an integral part of their image. Business cards appeared long ago, and I think their story will be of interest to many.
At different times, business card holders were made from a variety of materials and had a peculiar design. Their appearance began with the mass production of business cards, which, according to archaeological excavations, appeared even before our era. It happened in ancient China. Ancient specimens were red and made of different materials. They usually indicated the name of the owner and his position. Nothing more. The presence of a person’s business card showed its significance and excellent taste. Continue reading
What souvenirs most strongly reflect the national color of each country? Of course, these are handicrafts, and among them dolls amulets. These are the items that were made for centuries by the best craftsmen. In our country there are a lot of folk crafts that reflect the national characteristics of different parts. One of the types of folk art is the manufacture of amulets dolls. The art of creating dolls is a unique type of creativity, because it contains various rituals and traditions that have been transmitted from generation to generation for centuries.
The once-disappeared craftsmanship of creating folk dolls is now actively reviving, like many other folk crafts and traditions. Original and unusual souvenirs and gifts have become popular now. The Slavic doll amulet can be attributed to such souvenirs. It will be an excellent gift both for the holiday, and just to make it pleasant for loved ones. These unusual souvenirs can be purchased in special souvenir shops, as well as do it yourself.
When making a gift in the form of a Slavic amulet doll, you need to know its history. Because the Slavs had many such dolls, and each of them had its own meaning. Let’s take a closer look at the role the amulet doll played in the ancient population in Russia and how it was created. Continue reading