Amulet

Amulet

Amulet Precious stones have long been associated with symbolism, superstition, mysticism and medicine. An amulet is a talisman of symbols and or gemstones believed to have specific apotropaic properties (to ward off evil) and attributes to prevent illness, ward off...
Ancient Jewelry

Ancient Jewelry

Ancient Jewelry Paleolithic Period Up until 2015, the oldest known objects that were believed to have served a decorative purpose for the human body were approximately 110,000 years old. Drilled shell beads from this time (the middle Paleolithic period) have been...
Bronze Age

Bronze Age

Bronze Age The Bronze Age is a term first introduced around 1830 by a Danish archaeologist called Thomson. He classified the periods of prehistory according to the materials that were used to manufacture cutting tools and weapons. To this we thank the periods called...
Bulla

Bulla

Bulla A bulla is a lentil shaped ornament which was often worn as a pendant. Its origins date back to the Etruscan era and it reappeared during the archaeological revival of the nineteenth century. Etruscan Gold Bulla c.4th to 3rd Century B.C.© The Trustees of the...