The Art of Gem Carving. Color is what gives jewels their worth! See Video!

The Art of Gem Carving. Color is what gives jewels their worth! See Video!

The Art of Gem Carving. Because color is what gives jewels their worth! What do you think? Tell us your opinion about precious stones!


The Art of Gem Carving. Onyx

Don’t you love precious stones and jewels? For sure! The art of gem carving is really old. Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome… Everybody loved gem carving! Today, learn a little about its technique and secrets.

“Color is what gives jewels their worth. They light up and enhance the face. Nothing is more elegant than a black skirt and sweater worn with a sparkling multi-stoned necklace.” Christian Dior.

Video: The Art of Gem Carving.

Gem Carving. Since antiquity, gemstones have been engraved using the same methods. Follow the process from start to finish in this short video by J. Paul Getty Museum!

**The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to critical thinking in the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy.

Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you! Happy New Year 2015!

“I’d rather wear jewels in my hair than anywhere else. The face should have the advantage of this brilliance.” Hedy Lamarr.

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  • wonderful video – such exquisitely intricate work by the ancient craftsmen…beautiful pieces…

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