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Everyone loves to receive jewelry as a gift, especially women. Their choice is very large, so you need to choose a thing that will correspond to the future owner in many ways. Jewelry is not only distinguished by its diversity, but also by its value. They will be an excellent gift to an important person and a nice inexpensive souvenir brought from memory from around the world. With this publication I want to start a story about various precious and semiprecious stones. After all, they all have different properties, and knowledge of them can greatly facilitate the choice of a gift. I hope you will be interested to read about the different stones used in jewelry, and about their history. I want to start a series of publications with the history of one stone. And this is the famous Koch-i-Nor diamond. Continue reading
Rose quartz, like ruby gemstone, is actively used to make various jewelry and souvenirs. Continuing the series of publications on various precious and semiprecious stones, we will talk about the rose quartz mineral and its jewelry. Knowing information about different stones is very useful, because when choosing gifts with their use, you have to consider many features.
Natural rose quartz can be called the king among translucent quartz. Transparent samples are very rare in nature; they are distinguished by their extraordinary beauty and are quite expensive. Quartz is a very fragile mineral, but despite this, it is popular in the production of jewelry of various types.
Quartz can be called the most common mineral that is in the deposits of the earth. Its peculiarity is that it can acquire different colors depending on the impurities in it. Manganese and titanium give it a color from pale to bright pink. Such a quartz with a certain processing can get completely different colors: from colorless to black. Continue reading
All the ancient peoples who inhabited the vast expanses of our planet had gods or idols whom they worshiped. There were also different animals that were endowed with the functions of the defenders of the tribe. In addition to various cave paintings of gods, archaeologists often find, during excavations in different places, Indian statues with images of gods and animals. This proves once again that a lot of time has passed since the statuette appeared, and that it was of great importance to man. Figurines of different nationalities and tribes are of great interest from a historical and cultural point of view.
Background: “By the time of European colonization, the Indian tribes of Central America had a highly developed culture, which was destroyed by the conquerors. Wood carving was especially developed among the Indians. It is found among the Indians of North America (northwest coast) and among the tribes of South America. Various gravestone and totem poles are widespread here, where a combination of fantastic patterns and scenes from real life is observed. Among the Indian tribes, the craft of weaving, embroidery, making feather jewelry, weaving, making clay products and various figures was widespread. The original culture of the Indians in many areas disappeared after colonization, and in a number of places it gave rise to the folk art of the Indians of colonial and modern times. ” Continue reading