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Symbolic Claddagh ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring. Yellow gold, diamond Claddagh wedding ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring. Yellow gold, diamond Claddagh wedding ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring depicts two hands that are holding a crowned heart. Each element of this Celtic symbol is combined with the categories of love (the heart), friendship (the hands), and loyalty (the crown). Among Irish jewelry Claddagh Ring is most famous. The ‘Claddagh’ ring takes its name from the Irish village. It is given as a sign of friendship, and as a wedding ring. One of the stories associated with the ring goes as follows: A young man Richard Joyce, a native of County Galway left his home to find work abroad. It happened back in the seventeenth century. The ship on which he traveled was attacked by Algerian pirates, and Joyce was taken into slavery. On the eastern market he was sold to one Moorish goldsmith, from whom Joyce learned to make jewelry.
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Tree of Life jewelry symbolism

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life is a must-have jewelry. Our great ancestors have always been convinced that the entire universe is precisely the Tree of Life. Slavic and Scandinavian legends saw the Tree of Life as a huge, thick trunk with three large branches. Number three in the magical sense is a symbol of direction. It’s like a cross of three roads, giving to us to choose our road – destiny. In The Tree of Life, each branch has its own definition. At the top of the tree always hear melodic songs of the birds nesting there. The birds are sent down to us as God’s helpers, to observe what is happening in the world from above.
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Symbolic Horse jewellery

24K gold plated surface and Swarovski crystal decorated Horse

Symbolic Horse jewellery. 24K gold plated surface and Swarovski crystal decorated Horse

Horse combines the symbolic qualities of several animals: the courage of a lion, the vision of an eagle, the strength of an ox, a deer quickness, fox agility. Oriental khans, owners of thoroughbred horses, did not sell their horses, but only gave to the distinguished guests and friends. Thoroughbred horse is now a very valuable gift. The cost of outstanding thoroughbred horses can exceed millions and tens of millions of dollars. Horse has a lucky number 7 in Chinese Horoscope.
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What can jewellery tell about its owner

What can jewellery tell about its owner. Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

What can jewellery tell about its owner? Modern creative ladies like to express their essence and attitude to the world through the things that surround them. However, a special role in the self-expression of any woman plays jewelry. Being the sign of a certain status, jewelry can make a lasting impression on others. But even the most scrupulous ladies sometimes do not realize that their own jewellery can talk much about them.
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Insect Jewellery Kaleidoscope

Insect Jewellery Kaleidoscope

Insect Jewellery Kaleidoscope. Brooch. Gold, diamonds, pearls, opal. 1879

Insects in jewelry existed at all times, but the real fashion for them began in the early XIX century with the development of the natural sciences. Since then, bugs, butterflies, ants, ladybirds, dragonflies and spiders forever became one of the most popular images in jewelry, and still virtually all known fashion houses have their precious insectarium, replenished from time to time with new swatches. Jewelers of XIX century not just used images of insects, but almost copied the mother nature and always had a naturalistic albums with sketches of insects and ordered sketches from entomologists. Actually brooches and necklaces of XIX century would be correct to call the “entomological”.
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Scottish Luckenbooth brooch

Luckenbooth brooch

Scottish Luckenbooth brooch

Luckenbooth brooch is an ancient symbol of Scotland, and a traditional symbol of love and fidelity. The brooch received its name from the small shops – luckenbooths, located near the Cathedral of St. Giles. In Luckenbooths sold jewelry and other handicraft products of the XVI century. The first brooches were very small in size. It was believed that they could protect people from the evil eye and the influence of evil forces. Also stated that they could help new mothers, nursing mothers and infants.
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