Posted on | February 28, 2013 | 2 Comments
Hot wax does not stick to carnelian and so the powerful men of Rome used it in signet or seal rings to secure their letters. Napolean found a carnelian seal on an Egyptian campaign that he is said to jealously guard.
An ancient proverb states: ”No man who wore a carnelian was ever found in a collapsed house or beneath a fallen wall.”
The origins of lace are uncertain according to the UK’s Lace Guild. Simple plaited laces appeared in the late 15th century. Bobbin lace appeared by the second half of the 16th Century, and from there continued to evolve. The city first known for lace was Venice.
To learn more a bout Sandy, this necklace’s creator, click HERE.