Aug 10, 2022 · The most common are high-polish, satin/matte, brushed, and hammered. High-polished jewellery is the most common and gives the metal a highly reflective, shiny look. Satin, or matte finish reduces the shine and reflection of the jewellery, and this is commonly used to accentuate gemstones such as diamonds. Brushed finishes give the jewellery a textured look and are created by brushing a material (similar to sandpaper) against the metal, leaving "brush strokes".
Jul 22, 2022 · FACT: Plug earrings have been common among many cultures. During the Egyptian New Kingdom Era, people wore large gauge earrings made out of wood, silver or gold, while Inca men wore precious metal plugs that symbolized their nobility. Click to tweet
Jul 24, 2022 · Under the shadows of the papel picado near the corner of 24th Street and South Van Ness Avenue is a sliver of an enterprise: “Jewelry: Jose R. Sanchez — Diamond Setter.”. Inside, behind sheets of plastic that encase a small work table, hang gold chains with crosses and boxes filled with a variety of jewelry: Rings, pendants and watches.
Jul 28, 2022 · Translated into our Common Era chronological systems, those numerals would be: 683, 684 and 686. The stones are named after the places of their discovery: Keduan Bukit, Talang Tuwo and Kota Kapur.
Jul 31, 2022 · The pendant is backed with an Indian bezoar stone, famous in Europe for its healing properties. At the center of a second golden pendant, this one oval in shape, is a gold cross of Saint James atop...
Aug 03, 2022 · History professor digs beyond her discipline. Dr. Christie Vogler takes a break from digging at the Gangivecchio Archaeological Project in Sicily in 2019. As a kid growing up in Washington State, Dr. Christie Vogler was a big fan of “Wishbone,” a children’s TV series that features a Jack Russell terrier named Wishbone who “brings ...
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