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Introduction of Types

A Consumer’s Guide to Types of Jewelry

Bracelets

Bracelets and their companion jewelry forms are some of the most endearing jewelry forms of cuddles and dangles in the jewelry line; you cannot help but to feel better while wearing such a delightful piece of jewelry as a bracelet, armband or anklet. Read More


Earrings

Earrings as well as other jewelry items are token reminders of the rich historical past that these items have enjoyed for ages. Earrings are one of the oldest known types of jewelry. The first earrings are believed to have roots in western Asia, and the documentation of Crete’s use of earrings appears in their images on coinage, vases, and terra cotta statues. Ancient Egyptians wore jewelry of different colored gemstones and precious metals as protection from evil, and for medicinal purposes and as an indication of wealth and position as well as for personal jewelry ornamentations, such as earrings, the hoop style, appeared roughly speaking about 330 BC. Wealthy Roman women were admired by their use of pearls, which were especially esteemed as well as the gemstones in their earrings and other jewelry. During the 17th century, women always dressed in their earrings as a matter of practice whether they were clothed or unclothed. Ancient Grecians were expressive their fondness of pendant earrings ornamented with depictions of their celebrated deities as well as objects of life found in nature, such as leaves, animals and birds, they were very scenic in their style of jewelry. In Pompeii there was found a gold necklace set with emerald and pearl gems. Read More


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Necklaces

One of the most influential wide-reaching jewelry types has been that of the necklace. The history of necklace use is so much older than that of the dressing attire, and it has been created from many varieties of resources, which include the use of animal bone and teeth, berries, feathers, hair, pierced stones, all sorts of seed, various shells, nuts, and metals. Read More


Pendants

All through previous portions of our history, it was a widespread practice to have on a charm, to attract certain situations to catch the attention of a potential life partner or the conceiving of children. People wore charms to attract wealth to their lives and their homes, or to beckon favorable fertility conditions, which would produce a good harvest to be able to feed their families. Sailors wore charms to safeguard them while out at sea and soldiers carried or wore charms to protect them in their crusades. A great many of these charms were worn as pendants on a necklace of twine or a chain of precious metal. Read More


Rings

The earliest rings were more than likely the very first reed of grass wrapped as a ring around a finger in exploration or whimsy. Enchanting the ring wearer then, as rings we wear today charmingly bring smiles to our faces and a sparkle to our eyes. Rings have been fashioned of animal bones and hide, hair, seashells, rocks and paper. Rings represented something back then as rings do today. Read More




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