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Necklaces will need to have been the very first attempts at personal adornment by man. Antique necklaces would surely go back to an occasion 40,000 years ago. In these prehistoric periods necklaces were made of animal bones, mollusks, hand polished stone and animal teeth. It absolutely was much later that beaded necklaces arrived just like the one in lapis lazuli from Northern Afghanistan in 3000 BC, or even the 600 BC Tibetan necklace in blue beads.

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Museums record of your 700 BC necklace in gold and amber with 6 hanging pendants probably anchors and a 300 BC antique green stone necklace from North Africa. There are other antique necklaces on record just like the 300 BC necklace using a pendant in lavender resin in a really beautiful setting of marcasite with a single crystal stone and the 313 AD necklaces during Constantine the Great. These latter necklaces had very colorful stones and reflected a strong Roman taste.

Today authentic copies of antique necklaces are plentiful. These copies of originals are created with great care in ensuring the use of near original materials, including semi precious stones and pearls. The beds base metal is further coated with a 22 carat gold plating to provide the jewelry a stop and wear resistance.

It is simple to buy historical necklaces such as the French necklace in silver called Roses of the Three Graces dating back to the late Eighteenth century. The symbol of three women carrying cupid engrossed in a garland of roses is copied from an original sculpture in porcelain. The Sumerian's flourished between your twin rivers of Euphrates and Tigris at that time during 4000-1792 BC. They were great craftsmen and could work with gold, copper, silver and bronze. You can purchase a geniune Sumerian necklace from 2500 BC in lapis lazuli and gold.

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Necklaces will forever remain the centerpiece of feminine jewelry. A large number of modern jewelry seeks to recreate the designs in antique necklaces such is lasting popularity. A synthesis of ancient designs and today's technology is currently emerging.

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