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The Role of Gold in the History of Humanity, Part 1

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Gold should win an Oscar for best performance in the history of humanity. Sometimes it was the protagonist, other times, the villain. Gold¹ is a chemical element, known in the periodic table by Au. Its name is of Latin origin "aurum" meaning bright. William Shakespeare mentioned in his book, The Merchant of Venice. "Not everything that glisters is gold." Perhaps ...

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What’s your birthstone?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

There are many stories and legends regarding birthstones, I am September; my stone is the sapphire. But I'm in love with the Ruby, which is the month of July. According to folklore, use a stone of your month and increase their healing powers. Also, some historians believe that there is a connection between the twelve ...

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Falling in love with Ruby

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Ruby,  Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.. It is the sister of Sapphire! (Corundum Family) gemstone-quality corundum in all shades of red, including pink, are called rubies The lab ruby, are chemically identical to natural stones. lab-created ruby Ruby is associated with passion and love, the Greeks believed that the ruby was the mother of all ...

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A inocência das pérolas será o motivo da sedução que elas causam?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A primeira história que ouvi sobre gemas, foi sobre as pérolas em um livro infantil, que falava que elas eram formada pela as ostras. Porém descobrir com o tempo que as pérolas podem ser formadas por outras espécies de molusco como os mexilhões. View post

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Pulseirismo

Thursday, October 23, 2014

As pulseiras/braceletes, tem origem supostamente desconhecida, foram encontradas no antigo Egito, na Mesopotâmia e a China, acredita-se que o uso das pulseiras tinha alguma ligação com cerimonias religiosas e as primeiras pulseiras eram feitas de ervas, sementes, galhos, ossos, entre outros materiais alternativos. (Lembrando um pouco o trabalho artesanal dos nativos da florestas amazônica). View post

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