Articles: Jewellery

Whoever Had It on Their Neck Meant Something. Torques Were a Symbol of Power and Status for the Celts
Whoever Had It on Their Neck Meant Something. Torques Were a Symbol of Power and Status for the Celts
Historical costumes and footwear
Warriors, the rich and gods. Torques - richly decorated neckband "knitted" from gold bars - were mainly worn by Celts in high positions. However, specimens of these remarkable massive neck ornaments appear in ancient Persia. We offer you an insight…
What is the Secret of the Legendary Weapon from the Nordic Mythology? Discover the Power of the Thor’s Hammer.
What is the Secret of the Legendary Weapon from the Nordic Mythology? Discover the Power of the Thor’s Hammer.
Statuettes
The sky clouds over, rumbling can be heard from the distance. There is a lightning and power can be sensed from the air. The powerful Thor has returned to the Earth, the most powerful of all the Nordic gods. The son of the highest god Odin holds the…
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Weapons
Humanism was a revival of classical antiquity and the era of education and science. Renaissance was a turning point that still fascinates people across all continents. The Renaissance Period began in the 14th century in Florence, Italy. Not only did…
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Interesting facts of the past
A group of half-naked barbarians with swords and axes against the formation of Caesar’s soldiers. The barbarians seem eager to fight, without a sign of fear in their eyes. They let out a piercing war cry and surge forward, crashing into the Roman…
Medieval jewellery
Medieval jewellery
Historical costumes and footwear
Wearing a nice piece of jewellery never went out of fashion. However, in medieval Europe the jewellery fulfilled more functions than it usually does now. For instance it could hold clothing together like an ancient safety spin. And the heads of…