The Ancient History of Jewelry

The jewelry made of bones, shells, feathers, and colored pebbles is a sign of the Egyptian civilization. Besides, there is also a representation of the colored pebbles. Each of the pieces of jewelry holds the resemblance of beauty and durability. The best part of the jewelry is brilliance. They also serve as functional objects which can serve as the point of identification, rank, and authority.

  • Iran and the Mediterranean

The earliest traces from the civilizations in the Mediterranean usually show the simple stone amulets and seals. Spiritual meanings, stars, and floral designs are a part of this jewelry. In ancient times in Iran and the Mediterranean, this Jewelry was given as an offering to the gods. Mummies encrusted with jewelry, headdresses, crowns, necklaces, earrings, rings, and pins also are a representation of wealth.

  • The Egyptians

Ancient Egyptians show the representation of the amulets and talismans. The carving of a small beetle also comes with a resemblance to the motif. Some of them also come with multiple strains of beads. The jewelry shows the multiple strains of colored gemstones. Some of the jewelry also show green feldspar, amethyst, carnelian, and turquoise.

You can also get the highlight on the colour symbolism with the representation of health and protection.

  • Bahrain

Bahrain shows the representation of the bronze ax heads, javelins with pearl and gold earrings.

  • The Greeks

Prolific writers have always highlighted the importance of jewelry and its impact on everyday life. Crowns, earrings, hairpins, necklaces, bracelets, rings,  and brooches also turn out to be the best. Some of the jewelry also comes with tiny gold beads.

Final words

Ancient Egyptians used to give the given value to the personal adornments come of the jewelry also hold the representation of the Ramesses II of Egypt, who was the eminent third king of the 19th dynasty of ancient Egypt. The ruler has been known for ruling Egypt as the second-longest span. You can try out for yourself the stunning pieces of jewelry from ancient Egypt that hold an amazing touch to them.