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The History of Lockets

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Lockets have enjoyed great significance throughout human history. While their use may have begun as early as the Medieval Times, our knowledge of their widespread popularity begins in Victorian Times, when they became a popular method of carrying a memento of a loved one – often deceased. People would place a lock of hair, a tiny painting, or another little item of remembrance inside, such as a scrap of the deceased’s clothing, so they could carry the reminder close to their heart. This trend is thought to have been started by Queen Victoria upon the loss of her husband Albert....

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Engraved Necklaces Make Gift-Giving Easy

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Holiday, birthdays, anniversaries, and other gift-giving occasions can bring with them the conundrum of trying to choose that perfect gift. When you give clothing, it’s impossible to know whether the recipient will like the style or color. Particularly when it comes to teenagers, they can be incredibly difficult to please, and many times people just resort to giving a gift card because they’re afraid of getting the wrong thing. Gift cards are okay, but they’re a little bit boring to open.Your recipient will never be disappointed with the gift of an engraved necklace from ABCNecklace.com. Our wide selection of beautiful...

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Custom Jewelry Goes Astrological

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Statistics show that as many as one third of Americans believe in astrology as a science. Even those who don’t necessary believe in the accuracy of horoscopes often have an affinity for their astrological sign, seeing it as a symbol of their personality traits. Regardless of its basis in scientific fact, let’s face it, zodiac signs are fun. And now you can express your sign in a beautiful piece of jewelry displayed right around your neck.The zodiac series of pendants from ABCNecklace.com are stunning, ornate, tiny versions of all twelve astrological signs. Crafted in quality .925 sterling silver, each sign...

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Crown Rings Are Fit for a Princess

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The use of a crown as a symbol in jewelry is most commonly associated with the Irish Claddagh. Jewelry makers first started creating these pieces with a combination of a heart, hands, and sometimes a crown, in the 17th and 18th century, with the crowned version becoming popular in 18th century England. The crown in a ring represents loyalty, making it the perfect symbolic gift for anyone in your life – a close friend, your significant other, or a beloved family member.Crowns are also a universal symbol of royalty, which makes a crown ring from ABCNecklace.com the perfect gift for...

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Couple Rings as Promise Rings

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The history of promise rings goes back thousands of years – even dating back to the times of Greek mythology, when people believed the gods controlled everything from the weather to human fate. Zeus forced Prometheus – upon his release from tortured captivity – to wear a ring made the links of his chain, embedded with a piece of the rock to which he had been fastened.Over time rings took on meanings associated with romantic relationships. In the 15th-17th centuries these rings were called “posie” rings, and were frequently engraved with sweet love poems. These rings were used as symbols...

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