The Gems of Spring, for Love that Lasts a Lifetime
Springtime, the season of love. That glorious time of year marked by new life, the dull grays of winter changing to greens, and of course, the season of love. Newly engaged couples walk the streets hand in hand, long married couples renew their love for each other. Weddings are planned, rings are bought, and churches are flooded by those looking to find the perfect place to hold their wedding. However, while rings are the jewerly of choice in this season, there are more choices that fit the air of the season just as well. Slender vines, beautiful leaves, and flowers are all available, and just as spring brings blossoms, your jewerly can blossom just as well.
Flower pendants are one of the best examples of ‘springtime’ jewels. After all, the coming of spring has been celebrated by civilizations all over the world for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks prayed to the goddess Demeter, the Egyptians to Isis, and the Norse to Gefion, not only for a mild summer, but for a plentiful fall, looking to them to send spring, and with it, the time to plant, as well as in the fall when it was time to harvest. Shields, broaches, ornate necklaces, all were made in the shape of flowers and leaves. While often, bronze and tin would be the metals of choice, now, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, all set in gold, silver and platinum are in style. With modern workmanship, flowers and leaves, made of precious metals, and inlaid with beautiful gems come to life, even the smallest detail accounted for. A tree with Emerald leaves and an amber trunk, a flower of silver with a center of Whether leaves, flowers, trees, or other symbols of spring, and all that comes with it, spring jewerly can be some of the most beautiful jewerly you can possess.