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Costume Jewelry can enliven a fashion wardrobe and bring a dash of panache especially for one off special occasions.  Costume Jewelry can be superb.  The superb is usually plated at least seven times with 18 or 22 ct gold. Highest grade Cubic Zirconium man made imitation diamonds often set in precious metals is of such a good standard that almost everyone can afford to have attractive Jewelry.

Jewelry styles change with the trends of the times. These trends can be grouped into approximate eras. Styles can also be delineated by era names (i.e. Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, etc.). Often, the eras and the styles "blend," existing simultaneously, flowing and melding much like a river.


history: ringsIt's obvious that the shape of a ring is a circle. A circle has no beginning and no end. It's the shape of the sun and of the full moon. It's no wonder that ancient cultures used it as a symbol of unity, perfection and eternity. It's believed that the circle is where the tradition of the wedding ring might have gotten it's start.



history: braceletsIs tennis bracelet associated with the tennis sport game? In 1987 the former World No. 1 woman tennis player was playing in the U.S. Open. She was wearing an elegant, light in-line diamond bracelet, which accidentally broke and the match was interrupted to allow to recover her precious diamonds. The 'tennis bracelet' incident sparked a new name for the item and sparked a huge jewelry trend.



history: broochesThroughout history people have used many types of fasteners to keep their clothes on.  In the beginning, skins, hides, and hand woven fabrics were used for clothing. The garments were draped or wrapped around the body and tied with leather straps to keep in place.  Fitted clothing was unheard of and choices in fashion was nonexistent.  However, as the millennia passed and cultures developed, fashion was born.



history: necklacesAncient Egyptian neck jewelry evolved from simple stringed beads to complicated patterns and include the ‘broad collar’ and pectoral type. They were worn by both sexes, mostly royals and wealthy citizens. They were often buried with their dead owners.



history: earrings
According to Magical Arts, evil spirits were thought to be able to enter the body through any of its openings and take control. The first earrings were probably worn to bar the way to these spirits.



history: silverSilver is known as a precious metal and much, much more. This metal of ancient civilizations and of modern technology has been used as a medium of exchange through the ages, and is an important investment metal with a variety of industrial uses.


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