2009/03/04

Diamonds jewelry

Why Historical Jewelry?

What can historical jewelry tell us about the past? This huge topic embraces both different cultures and different historical ?poques dating from prehistory to the start of the 20th century.

From finds from prehistoric graves and caves dating back 25.000 years we know that people since the dawn of time has used ornament made of bone, amber and shells to decorate themselves. But it is from the civilizations like the Sumerian's and Egyptian 7.000 years ago that we learn to connect jewelry with culture. This is because of words and symbols, inscribed in stones, written on papyrus or engravings on precious stones.



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