Valentines day is one we all know and love. It is a celebration for those seeking love, in love and perusing love. It is a day for romantic gestures, gift giving and admiring. However, is it just all chocolates and flowers or is there some history behind the so called ‘day of love’?
The earliest widespread use of shells for cameo carving was during the Renassiance, in the 15th and 16th centuries. Antique cameos are recognised by their common attributes - a woman's profile carved out of a white shell placed against a coral background. Although this is now the standard design for vintage cameos, it certainly is not the only!
Your guide to buying diamond engagement rings and jewellery in Christchurch, New Zealand
A diamond bracelet is a tangible touch of beauty. Placed on the wrist of a woman it flows with every movement of the arm, adding fascinating sparkle in motion.