Jewelry has been a part of human life-style since hundreds of years and till date people are fascinated by various types of jewelry.Egyptian and Roman jewelry date back to the 2nd and 4th century A.D.Whereas Samaritan jewelry is also one of the oldest ethnic jewelry one can find.Jewelry displays itself in many forms,be it gold,silver,beaded or gemstone used in modern or ancient forms.Ancient Indian jewelry can be traced back to the Indus Valley Civilization after Mohenjodaro and Harappa excavations,but the intricate designs till date come from Mughal jewelry.
Jewelry ancient or modern,cheap or expensive can be worn by all in various forms.A very good example is tribes all over world although poor and ignorant wear jewelry,in their own way.In fact the ancient ethnic jewelry of the tribes of India and Africa are forms of art exhibited to date.Jewelry can be created from wood,shells,clay,bone and metals of many kinds. Whereas expensive jewelry can be made from gold, silver, platinum and valuable stones like diamond,ruby and emerald are studded to add to the intricate designs.So jewelry can be worn by all.
Creating jewelry is an art whether ethnic or modern,but adorning oneself in the right manner is another art.Nowadays precious as well as semi-precious jewelry are used by all.Firstly because of the increase in theft and various crimes etc and at the same time semi-precious jewelry is being created in very good quality and finish.One can barely know the difference between the precious and semi-precious jewelry.
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