RAW IS INTERESTING

RAW IS INTERESTING

The sight of a raw gemstone is disappointing. Not a hint of glare, not a flicker of fire, nor the weakest play of colors! Ot - shapeless pebble with often rough, matt surface, generally opaque, nothing particularly distinctive …

STONES OF LUCK

STONES OF LUCK

Astrologers also contributed to the popularity of gemstones in antiquity and the Middle Ages. They argued, that it is easy to secure the favor of fate, if a stone is worn that corresponds to the sign of the zodiac or the month, w …

“Supernatural” properties of gemstones

The interest in stones has increased, when various supernatural properties began to be attributed to them, influencing the fate of their owners. In time, even a large amount of science was developed on the subject. The learned books have appeared, in which you could read, what …

Precious stones already before 10 000 years

Indian archaeologists say, on the basis of excavations, that in India and Burma, men and women decorated themselves with precious stones before 10 000 years. Chalcedony and jade were particularly popular at that time, about which was in these …

KING ZYGMUNT'S HOBBY

KING ZYGMUNT'S HOBBY

Polish kings also spared no effort and money, to possess jewels worthy of their power. The crown of Bolesław the Bold, which was later lost, was modest. Władysław Łokietek ordered a new one to be prepared, of pure gold, richly inlaid …

GIFTS OF HELL

GIFTS OF HELL

In the past, it was impossible to explain the origin of the stones, looking like gifts from heaven against the plain gray rocks, or rather - hell. So - depending on the country and local religious beliefs - just like that …