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The Meanings Behind the 5 Most Common Jewelry Shapes

Posted by Sheryl Lutz-Brown on

Have you ever worn a piece of jewelry that you purchased solely for aesthetics,  and found people staring at you everywhere you go? We’re not talking the kind of, “wow, what a gorgeous necklace,” type of a stare, it’s the judgmental, “WHY are you wearing that necklace?” kind.  Well, it turns out that the reason has less to do with your taste in accessories and more with appropriate representation. Many of the jewelry shapes we encounter day-to-day actually have a deeper religious, cultural, or historical context that is no longer common knowledge. Ignoring the symbolic meaning of your jewelry puts...

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