Early History of Jewelry: Ancient Times to the 17th Century

We’re excited to announce the newest addition to the Bailey’s family of stores – now open in Cary’s Fenton shopping center. The Egyptians used symbols to show territorial pride, the vulture represented Nekhbet, patron of the Upper Egypt and the cobra stood for Lower Egypt. The royal jewelers used gold, silver, turquoise, chalcedony, amethyst, and lapis lazuli. The Egyptians were also famous for faience, a glass like glaze on clay and glass inlays. An early history of gems and Jewelry News, highlighting different cultures and their varied beliefs about the powers of gems and precious rocks.

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  • Blue kingfisher feathers were tied onto early Chinese jewellery and later, blue gems and glass were incorporated into designs.
  • The system is aimed at supporting users during the design of jewelry.
  • In Central America, natural materials decorated men’s jewelry to