Turquoise Jewelry

Probably one of the most recognized semiprecious gemstones that exist, Turquoise has been popular since prehistoric times. Its name comes from French: Pierre turquoise, meaning “Turkish stone”. Turquoise has been mined for eons, since 6000 B.C., if not before then. Early Egyptians wore this semiprecious gem, and many Turquoise stones have been found in their … Read more Turquoise Jewelry

Protection Amulets

In many cultures around the world, amulets were used for protection. They were considered sacred and usually based on motives from that culture. Here are some examples of protection amulets from different cultures and concepts. Egyptian protection Amulets In Egypt, the eye of Horus was considered as a protective amulet. Funerary amulets often depicted the … Read more Protection Amulets

Buddhist Jewelry category and article

In our last newsletter and few post back I reported two new buddhist jewelry items – The Dharma pendant and the Awakening pendant. Our buddhist collection is now large enough to give a new separate category page called: Buddhist Jewelry I also gathered some information on the origin of Buddhism and general description of it … Read more Buddhist Jewelry category and article