Archive for December 10, 2013
What do you know about the history of those charming bangles that so many of us love to collect, and especially wear? The history of charm bracelets goes back many hundreds, if not thousands of years. The Stone Age saw people creating jewelry from clay, shells, and bones. There are indications that about 75,000 years ago, people used shells to create jewelry. And about 30,000 years ago, charms were being created out of intricately carved mammoth tusks.
The history of charm bracelets also harkens back to the Bronze Age, when we saw crystals and other such gems being used as charms. Often, these were engraved with symbols that represented special powers.
The Egyptian civilization also plays a part in the histor