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Our star collection

The radiance of stellar jewellery will awaken the love of astronomy, even for those who are not interested in the latest discoveries of NASA.

Since the beginning of time, we have been looking at the sky – the light of distant galaxies inspired people long before the invention of the telescope. The first documented attempts to narrow the universe down to a human-readable size were made in the Bronze Age: the famous Nebra Platinum Disc, depicting the sun, moon and stars, was created in the 17th century BC. The jewellery art of the ancient Greeks was based on a metaphysical idea: the Sun, a symbol of light and purity, was associated with Helios and Apollo, the Moon – with the goddess of hunting Artemis. Astronomical motifs were very popular among virtuoso Etruscan jewelers and craftsmen from Ancient Rome (crescent-shaped amulets, an analogue of bulls, girls wore to protect against evil spirits).

In the medieval period, products created in the likeness of celestial bodies were used as amulets, during the Baroque period they served as a symbol of scientific discoveries (including astrological ones). The mysticism of the starry sky inspired jewellers of the Georgian and Victorian eras: brooches and crescent-shaped pendants symbolized femininity, stars – spiritual protection. However, by the beginning of the 20th century, the mythological subtext was completely lost, and the focus shifted to the decorative function of jewellery.

This is not just a fleeting trend: “space” accessories have a centuries-old history, and they endure migration from season to season quite successfully – what is not a reason to replenish your box with jewellery?

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