About jewelry

Jewelry refers to ornaments that used to decorate individuals and related circumstances. Jewelry represents another significant way in which people costume themselves in the effort to self-define. Jewelry is truly an illustrator of the idea of self-definition simply because much of it is entirely non-functional. The rarer the material is made from, the more value it holds. Jewelry like this is used to mark important occasions because it was considered valuable.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Diamond the precious stone

From earliest times the diamond has been prize by man, partly for its hardness which enable artisans to cut and engrave various other gems, and partly because to was supposedly endowed with supernatural powers.

Uncut diamonds adorned the suits of armor of the great knights; cut diamonds have adorned the crowns of kings and queens throughout the ages.

In India, where diamonds were first discovered several thousand years ago, the diamond was valued more for its strength and magic than for its beauty. The diamond was thought to protect its wearer from snakes, fire, poison, illness thieves and all the combine forces of evil.

In the Talmud, a gem that from its description was probably a diamond was worn by a high priest in his girdle and this became dark or light according to the guilt or innocence of a person accused of a crime.

The Roman believed that a diamond worn against the skin of the left arm would help them remain brave and daring in battle and give them victory over their enemies.
Diamond the precious stone


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