Popular Jewelry Types
The Magic of the Ring
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.
The Egyptians believed in the mystic powers of all natural world elements, one of these natural elements was gold. They fashioned many different types of their ornamental jewelry from gold as well as incorporating precious gemstones into their jewelry pieces. They felt that these natural world elements had certain influences and by having the precious metal or gemstones, close to them, and appearing in their attire, that the mystic element that corresponded to any particular natural element was bestowed upon them as they honored the mystic powers of all natural world elements. One of those jewelry types was a ring. Rings were considered good fortune, and a symbol of protection, concerning the influences the precious metal or gemstones represented. The Greeks and Romanís were infamous for their fondness and display of rings. Rings, as well as armor also enchanted the Etruscans.
A good deal of the reasons for jewelry today is steeped in deeply rich history. Rings represent many things to us, rings with their gemstones and precious metals create an ambiance that aids us feel pleasant, and rings remind us of something when their individual natural essence of precious metals and gemstones creates a flow of inspirational stream that connects with what they represent.
There are many different styles and types of rings.
There are birthstone rings, which represent each individual month of the year, and that wearing a gemstone ring, which corresponds to your birth month, is sure to bring you beneficial good fortune.
There are engagement rings, which can be fashioned of any gemstone with diamonds as accents and wedding rings, which are usually but restricted to being solid band rings of precious metal. There are also anniversary rings that follow the same formula as birthstone rings, in a certain gemstone representing each year of marriage. There are family gemstone rings; these rings hold the birthstone gems of the whole family, as well as a Motherís ring, which holds the individual birthstone gems of her children, the rings creating a symbolic bond of love and protection of its members. There are many other reasons that people use rings to represent specific influences in their lives. Knowing the influential essences of gemstones and precious metals and bringing them together to encourage effectiveness in our lives, has created a use of multi gemstone rings. Religious jewelry has played a wonderful part down through the centuries, and is the inspiration in Christian jewelry today.