Monday, March 31, 2014

Vintage necklaces represented opulence and power


Necklaces are jewelries that are mostly favored by women. They come in all sorts of designs, colours, shapes and even weights. They have been in existence since the beginning of time as they had different meanings to the wearers. Vintage necklaces are jewelries that are originally from the past and have been preserved until the present day.  They are those that have no replicas and are unique to their designs. They have a higher value than ordinary necklaces and some are even sold at auctions to the highest buyer.

Bold, chunky and full of art is what can be described as the characteristics of a vintage necklace. They are rarely found easily as some have specific shops that sell them.  Owing to how delicate vintage necklaces are, they are only handled by experts in the field of jewelry production who understand their intricacies. Acquiring vintage necklaces is not as easy as going into a shop and asking for one. Most of the shops that sell them usually have replicas or imitations. Sometimes the designers may create the necklaces in the design of certain pieces of the vintage necklaces.

These necklaces mostly featured or had rare gravels like rubies. This is owing to the fact that most of these vintage pieces belonged to the very rich in society who had wealth beyond anyone’s imagination. The pieces of jewelry were handed down from one generation to the next as heirlooms that were guarded with a lot of precaution and security. Owning such a jewel made you the envy of society as it signified opulence and power.

Today the vintage jewelry has almost a similar meaning of riches as those who are able to afford such high quality items are mostly the rich. These jewels also represent a part of history which is favored by collectors.  You will find that this jewelry are usually chunky and heavy and are mostly worn with elegant flowing ball gowns and outfits that are usually for dinners. Jewelry makers will always find inspiration from these jewelries that were made centuries ago as they have character that is unmatched and tremendous beauty.

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