Bangles – tradition with fashion
To represent tradition with fashion bangles are the best option. The importance attached to bangles by a married woman is almost paranoic. Normally, a bangle worn by people around the world is simply an inflexible piece of jewelry worn around the wrist.
The bangles are made in special techniques using manpower and traditional hand artwork to make finest quality of products. They are worn after marriage to signify matrimony. The word is derived from a Hindi word BUNGRI. They are circular in shape. Unlike bracelets bangles are not flexible. Gold, Silver, Platinum, Copper, Bronze, Glass, lac, Wood, Plastic these numerous precious and non precious materials are used for making of bangles.
How Durable is My Gemstone Jewellery?
First of all a note about the hardness and therefore relative durability of gemstones. To measure hardness, the jewellery industry uses the Mohs scale. This gem-trade standard, conceived by Friedrich Mohs in 1812, measures the ability of a gem or mineral to resist abrasion damage.
Diamond at 10 is the hardest whereas talc at 1 is the softest. Popular gemstones like amethyst and citrine register 7 whereas rubies and sapphires register 9. Most of us come off the beach on the first day with the 3 s’s all achieved - rings caked in sand, sea-salt and suntan lotion. Nude sunbathing, as far as silver and gold jewellery is concerned, is a must! Remember also that sand will scratch the surface of precious metals.
Silver was an almost scared metal
Silver was considered by the Ancients just like gold. Silver was an almost scared metal. It was also consequently, of extremely restricted use. Some mineral scum in old mines of the Near-East and in some islands of the Aegean sea seem to reveal that by 5000 b.c. A method was already known to separate silver from lead. Its malleability and ductility make it ideal for ornamental purposes.
After oxidation of this mixture, it was possible to obtain the precious metals. It was also used for paying debts, in personal and religious places decoration and in utensils of the wealthiest houses. The gold and the silver were extracted from its ores and bonded to lead. Whether you are looking for a set to coordinate with your favorite outfit or a gift for someone special, keep your shopping simple and save when you purchase these designs as a set.