Semi-precious stones and their properties

What are they When we refer to the term semi-precious stones or gemstones we refer to mineral stones which have been used for thousands of years in the manufacture of jewelry such as bracelets, earrings, rings and necklaces. In many ancient cultures, in addition to being ornamental, gemstones had healing,...

Men’s jewelry and their evolution

People have been adorning themselves with jewelry since ancient times. The appearance of the first men's jewelry dates back to the Stone Age. They used them mainly as amulets or as demonstration of strength. Men's jewelry in ancient times Initially, men's jewelry served as a totem. For example, fangs and...

Three timeless types of jewelry

The Greek word jewel ''kosmima'' comes from the verb ''kosmo'' which means adorn. The adornment of women and men with jewelry is not only found in modern times. People started making jewelry from prehistoric times and they were made from raw materials such as stones, shells, animal teeth, bones and...

Hoops earrings and their evolution over time

Ear piercing is one of the oldest forms of body modification in the world. The first earrings date back to the Bronze Age and had a magical-religious character. Their shape were simple small circles. Over the centuries, however, they acquired various shapes. Hoops earrings in ancient times Sumerians made crescent-shaped...

Jewelry with Greek design

In Greek the word "kosmima" comes from the verb "kosmo" which means adorn. Initially, Greek jewelry was simple compared to other cultures. Over the centuries, however, they have become more elaborate and impressive. The progress of jewelry in Greece The Minoan and Mycenaean civilization are famous for the jewelry they...