In the ancient world gold was the preferred metal for making jewellery. It was rare, did not tarnish and best of all it was malleable, so it could be worked fairly easily.
Magnificent bracelets, pendants, necklaces, rings, armlets, earrings, diadems, head ornaments, pectoral ornaments and collars of gold were all produced in ancient Egypt, the land of the Pharaohs. Continue reading
Schyripaccha informs (source wikipedia)
The Moche civilization (alternately, the Mochica culture, Early Chimu, Pre-Chimu, Proto-Chimu, etc.) flourished in northern Peru from about 100 AD to 800 AD, during the Regional Development Epoch. While this issue is the subject of some debate, many scholars contend that the Moche were not politically organized as a monolithic empire or state. Continue reading
Men who wear ear-rings are reckoned to make good husbands because –
1. They have experienced pain.
2. They have bought jewellery
By: Paola Rivas
In 1998, the movie The Titanic was released and immediately people all around the world were captivated by the over the top elegance. People were enthralled by the flawless chandeliers hanging from the ceiling of the “unsinkable ship”, the champagne and caviar, and the treasured jewels from the wealthy titanic passengers that were swallowed by the dark sea. Continue reading
Por Schyripaccha (wikipedia)
Se han preguntado alguna vez que hubo antes de los Incas? Quién vivía en esas tierras y cómo vivían? Cual religión practicaban y que arte desarrollaron? Que materiales preciosos usaban para crear sus joyas y que forma tenían? .
Hay muchas cosas que no se conoce de las culturas indígenas de Latino América. En cierta forma se ha prescindido de la existencia de otras culturas debido a que estas culturas no habían desarrollado la escritura para documentar su estilo de vida y lo que habia acumulado la cultura para dejar de herencia a sus predecesores fue exterminado (en su mayoria) por los españoles a su llegada. De ahí que la poca evidencia encontrada de estas culturas haya sido descubierta unicamente gracias a la tecnología y los medios para escavar y descifrar estos vestigios.
CULTURA MOCHE, Continue reading
A woman walks into a piercing shop and goes to the guy behind the counter. “I saw your poster outside saying that ear-piercing is completely painless. Is this true?”. “Certainly”, the guy replies, “I’ve pierced thousands of people and never felt a thing!”.
Dos ladrones se paran frente a la vitrina de una joyería y empiezan a contemplar un hermoso collar de diamantes. Un ladrón le pregunta al otro:
-Pues, yo pienso de 5 a 8 años de cárcel.
he made quite a scene. A colleague approached him to try and question him about his unexpected fashion statement. “Don’t make such a big deal out of it!”, said Jo, Continue reading
Famous stones of outstanding beauty and color are the “Edwardes Ruby”,weight 167 ct, displayed at the British Museum of Natural History in London, the “Rosser Reeves Star Ruby”, of 138.7 ct, to be seen at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the “De Long Star Ruby”, weight 100 ct, shown in the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the “Peace Ruby”, 43 ct, which was found in 1919. Continue reading