The jewellery was usually supposed to give the wearer safety from the “Evil Eye” or endowed the owner with supernatural powers, while others had a spiritual symbolism. Older pieces of jewellery that have been found have been dedicated to the Gods. Jewellery is among the oldest kinds of archaeological artefact – with 100,000-year-old beads produced from Nassarius shells considered the oldest identified jewelry. Helen’s jewellery is enjoyable, creative, wistful, uplifting – and brightens my entire day as quickly as I put it on. Beautiful workmanship – high quality crafting and impeccable consideration to detail.
Hei-tikis are historically carved by hand from bone, nephrite, or bowenite. Australia is now the primary provider of opals in the world. Opals had already been mined in Europe and South America for many years prior, however in the late 19th century, the Australian opal market grew to become predominant. Australian opals are solely mined in …Continue reading