The Beauty of Birthstone Jewelry Awesome birthstone chart showing the meaning, history and origin of your birthstone for your birthday month January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December!
The dazzling history of the world's most iconic engagement rings
This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.
Georges Fouquet - An Art Deco platinum, diamond, sapphire, jade and lapis lazuli bracelet. #Fouquet #ArtDeco #bracelet
The Kayan women of Northern Thailand are known for the exquisite and incredible brass coils they wear around their necks. They are often called the "long necks" or the "giraffe women" by outsiders and can wear up to 25 coils, which many never take off.
Roman Gold Ring, comprising of a band crafted with twisted gold strands representing a torque supporting a deep circular bezel decorated with fine filigree, set with a beautifully carved carnelian intaglio, dating to the 2nd/3rd Century AD