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Heraldic Cross Designs – Regnas Jewelry

2019-04-03T16:06:06+07:00

Heraldic Cross designs where created at a time when fighting men on a battlefield did not wear uniforms.  In order to distinguish between friend and foe it was important for a warrior to know under which banner he fought and also the banners of the enemy. We find heraldic crests on both shields and [...]

Heraldic Cross Designs – Regnas Jewelry2019-04-03T16:06:06+07:00

Cufflinks – History and Styles

2017-10-02T23:11:14+07:00

The development of cufflinks is closely linked to the changing styles of shirts. It was after the Middle Ages that decorations were added to the areas of shirts that are on display. These were the front, neck and sleeve areas. They took the form of embroidered patterns, frills and ruffs. The shirt as we know [...]

Cufflinks – History and Styles2017-10-02T23:11:14+07:00

Karat – The Measurement of Gold Purity

2017-09-19T18:44:29+07:00

Where does the word karat come from? The word karat first entered the English language in the mid-15th Century. It derived from the French word carat which in turn came from the Italian carato. The word almost certainly derives from the Arabic qīrāṭ which came from the Greek kerátion meaning Carob seed. In Greek and [...]

Karat – The Measurement of Gold Purity2017-09-19T18:44:29+07:00