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Mystical Gemstones Set Into Handcrafted And Handmade Jewellery
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We have evidence that from the time of recorded history that semi-precious and precious gemstones have been held in high esteem and more than just a monetary value is placed on these beautiful gemstones. We can see where these stone were added to pieces of handmade and handcrafted jewellery and these pieces were placed in tomes and burial mounds with the believe that the stones in the designs would keep the person safe in the afterlife.

Today you will find there are many people who put other values of these stones other than the monetary and aesthetic. Mystics, soothsayers, astrologers and wise men throughout the ages have put an importance on these gemstones other than in their place in making handmade jewellery. It is believed that these stones could ward of all evil and harm and could be used in healing and telling of the future. This is why they wore pieces of handcrafted jewellery that contained these gemstones.

This believes were very strong during medieval times and continued blindly for many years. During the Renaissance people started to question the reasons for these traditional superstitions and wanted to know why such strong believes were held with these stones. This was becoming the age of reason and plausible answers are being asked for believing in these superstitions. Even though plausible explanations could be found the believe that these stones could affect the health, luck and mood of the wearer were still up held and pieces of handmade jewellery with certain gems were still being worn with the hope that there magical powers could help in their daily life’s.

If something mysterious and unexplainable happens we can tend to look upon it as a miracle and this was thought of as something that happens outside of all the laws of nature and was put down to something religious or supernatural and this is when people start to put their faith and hopes in the powers of these gemstones and will wear handmade jewellery wet with stones that they believe will keep them safe from any evil spirits. We all know that there is always a logical reason behind everything if looked for.

Many different cultures around the world have their own believes and meanings for these stones and these will change from culture to culture and country to country. Jade was and is still thought of a very magical stone by the Chinese and you will find this stone that used to create unique handcrafted jewellery designs and used in the carving of ornaments. The Native American Indians had and still do have a strong mystical connection with the semi-precious stones Turquoise. You can see this stone set in many pieces of handmade jewellery that they wear and also in their battle dress to give them protection. It was also believed by them to have great healing powers.

Today you will see these gemstones placed into pieces of handmade jewellery like jewellery sets, bracelets, rings, earrings and necklaces and the jewellery designer has only placed them into their unique handcrafted jewellery designs for their beauty and for nothing else. You will find specialist jewellery designers that use these stones set into their designs for the magical properties that they believe them to have. They may place one stone or combinations of stones in the designs depending on why the recipient is wants the piece. It could be that they are looking for a piece of handmade UK designed jewellery that will help them in love and this will be a piece that is set with the semi-precious stone Rose Quartz. They could want a piece that will give them confidence so it could be a ring set with Turquoise that is their choice. Even if these gemstones do not have any magical properties the believe that they do could be all that it takes to make these come true.


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