From time immemorial jewelry has had a prominent role in showcasing the artifacts of various civilizations. As the civilization progressed there was a marked change in the design and the ornamental value of the jewelry. There were ornaments made of iron, copper, steel, alloys, gold, pearls, beads, seeds, coral, stones and diamonds. The jewelry which was made by blacksmiths is now a mechanized process in many parts of the world. Various places in the world have become known for its different variety of jewelry.
It has generated employment to many from exploration, cutting, grading, and polishing, to making the finished product.
There are many showrooms exhibiting crafted jewelry attracting many and offering it to the people with varied designs and prices. Today, the jewelry worn by them even represent their status in society. The jewelry industry is a multibillion industry generating revenues and adding to the gross domestic product of the various countries. Jewelry exhibitions today showcase the craftsmanship and the skill that goes into the making of these sophisticated, decorative pieces.
Varied options in jewelry
Jewelry has become a very important status symbol and a decorative item for men and women alike. TodayвЂ™s modern women use jewelry to decorate from head to toe. There are a variety of designs in earrings, nose rings, chains around the neck, bracelets, anklets, toe rings, etc. Men have started to wear them too. Such is the ornamental value that today we see watches of gold, platinum and some are diamond studded. They are sometimes pierced in the eyebrows to add to the glamour quotient. Diamond studded crowns worn during marriage ceremonies are indeed an additional value to their beauty. There are traces of them in the embroidery of the clothing worn by the rich.
For those who cannot afford to wear these costly decorative items they have a choice to go for imitation jewelry, which is almost a look alike of the original jewelry and is made available at an affordable price. Jewelry has now become a highly valuable present on different occasions. Men now have tie pins and brooches which are of ornamental value.
Role of jewelry in personal development
Various jewelry and stones are believed to bring in cosmic energy to those wearing it, which is said to have the power to transform their thinking process and action that can bring fortune and change their lives for the better. At present, there are courses in jewelry design, gemology, manufacturing, fashion design and the like.
Ion bracelets вЂ“ Enhancing the positivity and longevity of the body
“ is an ornament that apart from providing ornamental properties are designed to radiate negative ions which bring in the vibes of positivity in the body. It is capable of boosting the immune system, regulating the circulation of blood, efficiently optimizing or controlling the waste and toxin removal mechanism of the body. It is also efficient in freeing the stresses that exist within the person from work and day to day activities.