Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Natural vs Synthetic

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Today we want to share with you some facts and info to help you understand the difference between  natural and synthetic gemstones.

Many people don't realize that majority of the natural gemstones are treated in the lab after they are mined. If you think about Tanzanite, for example, you will have an image of stunning purple-blue gemstone, but the truth is that this…


Added by IDenteco on March 11, 2017 at 13:32 — No Comments

Armenians and Valentine's day

Did you know that meanwhile people all over the world celebrate their Valentine's day on 14th of February, Armenians  have their own…


Added by IDenteco on February 12, 2017 at 20:32 — 2 Comments

Armenian symbol of eternity

Armenian symbol of eternity or Arevakhach…


Added by IDenteco on January 17, 2017 at 19:52 — No Comments

Introduction to Armenian jewellery

 Traditional Armenian jewellery has centuries-long history. Armenian women always liked wearing a lot of jewellery to match their colourful Armenian folk costumes called “Taraz”. Most of the jewellery was handmade of silver, it is passed from generation to generation.

One of the essential items for an Armenian woman in ancient times was a silver belt. It was usually decorated by turquoise, coral, amber or other semi-precious stones. Some considered a belt…


Added by IDenteco on December 27, 2016 at 20:35 — No Comments



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