Some religions have specific rules or traditions surrounding jewellery and many religions have edicts against excessive display. Islam, for instance, considers the wearing of gold by men as Haraam. Islamic jewellery from before the 19th century is thus exceedingly rare. By the mid-1940s, 85% of weddings in the U.S. featured a double-ring ceremony, up from 15% in the 1920s.
- For example, Central American artisans incorporate traditional figures, glyphs, and pre-Hispanic folklore.
- Jewellery is one of the oldest types of archaeological artefact – with 100,000-year-old beads made from Nassarius shells thought to be the oldest known jewellery.
- Unless it’s a sentimental piece that you’re happy to be hidden under clothing, your necklace or pendant should be visible and it should enhance your outfit.
Treasured by ancient Greeks, Amethyst is known as the color of royalty and are even part of the British Crown Jewels. Join us to shop our collection and …