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The history of a pendant

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.

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Beryl.  Varieties

💎 The word "beryl" comes from the Latin beryllus, the latter in its turn is derived from the Greek βήρυλλος, which translates as "precious blue-green color-of-sea-water stone."

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Alexandrite

Alexandrite is a rare variety of the mineral chrysoberyl that can change its color. Chromium is responsible for the color change of the stone.

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Asymmetry in jewelry

The word asymmetry comes from ancient Greek ασυμμετρία "disproportion" from μετρέω "measure" - absence or violation of symmetry.

Most often, the term is used in relation to visual objects and in the visual arts.

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The history of cocktail rings

A cocktail ring is a noticeable, rather massive piece of jewelry that can occupy the entire phalanx of a finger, with a big stone (usually 5 carats and more) or with some decorative element, or with many stones and a complex design.

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Jewelry of Ancient Egypt

We often say - these stones were yet known in ancient times... or ... people wore these jewelry even before our era ... Let's see some  examples of what was jewelry business like in ancient times.

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Diamonds. Checklist

If you want to buy a diamond, no matter the size, this checklist will come to help.

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Emerald

Some stones have been among the rest revered items since ancient times, and have always been associated with luxury, wealth, prestige, certain special position and power. They were valued on a par with gold and silver.

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Tanzanite

Rough tanzanite is usually brown.
Heating is the tool that makes it possible to get that cherished purple and blue color of the stone

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Tanzanite - the story of the stone

In 1967, while hunting, a Maasai warrior in the Merelani region of Tanzania accidentally discovered a bunch of very clean, transparent, deep blue crystals on the ground.

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