Facts About Jewelry You Probably Didn’t Know

1# – The Oldest Jewelry is… old and organic!

The oldest known pieces of jewelry date back to about 100,000 years ago. You might be wondering what these were. Perhaps beautiful gemstones or diamonds? In reality, the oldest pieces of jewelry that have been found are simply a couple of beads made out of shell. These organic beads probably served decorative and symbolic purposes.

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