Fine jewelry by definition is crafted from the precious metals, (platinum, gold, and silver,) and gemstones. Unlike “costume” or fashion jewelry which is comprised of base metals such as brass and synthetic gemstones. Humans have always been fascinated by the precious metals and gemstones; we have worn them to ward off evil, to bring good fortune, and to display wealth. Each gemstone has it’s own folklore and specific attributed benefits to the wearer.
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