The History of Jewelry

The purest diamonds ever seen – The Mystical Golconda

Golconda is an area in the Telangana region of India  known for its  mines (now closed) that have produced some of the world’s most rare and famous diamonds, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond and the Nassak Diamond. Golconda was the only place in the world for some 2000 years where diamonds were found. Diamonds …

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OFF THE CUFF: The cuff link has been a accessory in fashion for over 150 years, no longer are they a bastion of the corporate boardrooms of the past. Today both men and women are linking their French cuffs together with sophisticated elegance. The history of the French cuff and the links that adorn them …

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La Peregrina

The pearl, at the time it was found was the largest ever found. The pearl was found off the coast of Santa Margarita in the Gulf of Panama by an African slave in the mid-16th century. The slave was rewarded with his freedom by Don Pedro de Temez, the administrator of the Spanish colony in …

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AQUAMARINE, A HISTORY AND LORE: The Birthstone for March The Aquamarine has long been admired by ancient civilizations from the Sumerians, Hebrews and Egyptians and was thought to originate from the treasure chests of Mermaids. The Romans had several beliefs in which the Aquamarine or “Gem of the Sea” played a role. It was believed …


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