Handcrafted jewelry has been a part of the history of various cultures. Evidence of handcrafted Jewelry is seen in the Egyptian, Indian, Greek, Roman and native American cultures. They have also been excavated from the Indus valley, Mohenjodaro and Mayan civilizations. Even the handcrafted Jewelry which is available in markets today, use pretty much the same techniques. This is probably a reason why handcrafted Jewelry has an old age charm.
Jewelry which is handcrafted is made by combining beads, stones, gems, semi-precious gemstones, etc. These are fully combined and arranged with the help of wire, precious metals and metals of other forms too. Such beautiful handcrafted Jewelry can be created with the help of basic tools or with advanced metal smithing methods like welding, forging, soldering, etc.
Many different kinds of materials can be used to make inventive handcrafted Jewelry. There are cultural differences in the kinds of materials used, as people have learnt to personalize this art, as it has been around for centuries. Some creative and interesting materials used in handcrafted jewelry are, clay, terracotta, macramé, crochet, bamboo, mother of pearl, cloth, paper, etc.
These handmade embellishments appeal to the jewelry lover's eye. They can adorn any outfit and enhance its beauty. Women love handcrafted Jewelry, as it is colorful, creative and very unique. Women are very possessive about their ornaments, thus it is a definite plus point if they know no one else will be wearing something they own
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