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The Amazingly Long History of Earrings

history of long earrings

Earrings have been around for centuries. Some of the handcrafted earrings that have been found in the ancient graves of royal Egyptians and Babylonians are more than 5000 years old. They used to be seen as a sign of wealth. Only the richest people had enough gold or precious stones to wear fashion jewelry. It’s thought that earrings first came ... Read More »

What to Buy for Your Anniversary

Handmade fashion jewelry is always a great gift but if you really want to get your significant other something special you need to do a bit of planning! Handcrafted gifts show that you spent a bit of extra time choosing a gift. If you’ve been with your partner for a few years, why not show them how much you care ... Read More »

The Pearl: Queen of Gems

History of the June Pearl Birthstone by Leslie Patrick The glowing orb of iridescence that is the pearl has enchanted women for centuries. Cleopatra drank hers in vinegar, Mary Queen of Scots strung hers in a rosary and Napoleon’s second wife, Empress Marie Louise, preferred her pearls ensconced in a golden tiara. However you choose to wear June’s magnificent birthstone, ... Read More »

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