In 1961, the Swiss artist Johannes Itten created a specific palette of colors - the color wheel. He came up with this tool in order to help beginning painters to simplify their work with paints. Later on, this circle was slightly refined, and became a very effective table for color combination.
The image of a Russian beauty is quite recognizable. It is a kokoshnik, rich fabrics, a lot of jewelry. Here is the most interesting thing - jewelry used to serve not only and not so much for beauty purposes. Many of them carried a sacred meaning - they served as talismans and amulets.
In the Denisova Cave in the Altai scientists of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences have found pendants made of elk teeth whose age is more than 40 thousand years (!!!) - an incredible figure.