Costume Jewelry

October 2nd, 2014 by Rosemary
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The earliest decorations appeared at the dawn of human history. Although their main task was not to make a person beautiful, but rather to protect him. Under the decorations meant amulets, talismans and amulets, which was made of what is underfoot: beautiful stones, trees, decorative pieces, claws and teeth of wild animals, bright feathers. The ancients believed that these things scare off evil spirits and bring good luck. C Over time, the primitive charms purchased a beautiful and sophisticated look. This is due to the fact that rapidly developing culture of mankind, people have mastered many skills and professions, began to engage in subsistence economy.

They came up with a stone igloo and learn to pierce holes, the first kind of paint, and with it began to render drawings and paint the surface of various materials. Later, there were carvings of stone and bone, which were strung on a thread. So there were beads. Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches, rings, rings, pendants and many other great jewelry – all invented long ago and come to very ancient times. This strong link between the past and the future due to the fact that, despite the large number of precious stones and metals, costume jewelry continues to grow and be popular all over the world. After all the decorations in ancient times were not made of precious stones and nuggets. Jewelry – jewelry is made mostly not made of precious stones and metals. In most cases, for the manufacture of jewelry bijouterie used crystals, which were obtained for the first time in the 18th century of lead glass.

This is a special type of glass that looks like a real diamond. Mankind in all ages sought a way to get an artificial gold metals and precious stones. Until now, there is a dispute about who first received this type of glass, but whoever he was, he always left his mark in history.

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