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Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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Necklaces are believed to be as old as 40,000 years, during the Stone Age. The oldest necklaces were made of purely natural materials - before weaving and the invention of string, durable vi...
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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Originally, rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the river Rhine, hence the name, although some were also found in areas like the Alps. The availability was greatly increased in the ...
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

#naturesgems

Chrysocolla covered with quartz
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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Prior to the introduction of plastics, ivory had many ornamental and practical uses, mainl...
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

Jewellery masterpieces

Lalique 1879-99 Ornamental Corset: 3 'Scarabées' in the middle, at the extremes, 2 women-insects w/wings instead of arms: gold/ enamel/ diamond/ chrysoprase: for Sarah Bernhardt
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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The first archaeological evidence known of usage of the obsidian were made from within Kariandusi and other sites of the Acheulian age (beginning 1.5 million years previously) dated 700,000 ...
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

Monday motivation

Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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Being a phosphate mineral, turquoise is inherently fragile and sensitive to solvents; perf...
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

#naturesgems

Hemimorphite
Natalia's Jewellery · 5M ago

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In the time of the Pharaohs, 3000BC, a diamond was placed in the middle of the ankh – a cross with a loop on top. This was the Egyptian hieroglyph meaning life. Diamonds represented the sun,...