In the last few years sterling silver has surpassed gold in its popularity as a metal base for jewellery use due to a combination of price, value, versatility and appearance. From early history, silver has gone by many different names. The name silver is originally name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon name, 'siolfur'.
A Little Piece Of Jewellery History.
The history of jewellery is fascinating. It's amazing how these little (or sometimes not so) shiny objects have affected the human race and even our evolution.
Since the first days of the human race, we have wanted to adorn ourselves with objects and trinkets to show our status, social standing and wealth, but also to show our individuality and our natural love of beauty. Our ancient ancestors are known to have worn simple necklaces and bracelets made from bone, teeth, berries and stones threaded on string or animal sinew.
The oldest known...