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The History Of Jewelry

written by: pantera182
 
Find out interesting facts about the historical significance of jewels, and the role jewelry had in human society during different eras.

Question 1:


In what country were diamonds mined for the first time in human history?
Japan
India
Egypt
Brazil

Question 2:


What material was most highly prized in Ancient Egypt and was used most often for the making of jewelry?
Silver
Gold
Platinum
Copper

Question 3:


In the Byzantine Empire, jewelry was crafted with an emphasis on which of the following?
Gemstones
Utility
Solid gold
Large size

Question 4:


Which of these were brought back into fashion during the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte as the Emperor of the French?
Earrings for men
All of these
Glass gemstones
Cameo jewelry

Question 5:


Which was the earliest Asian culture to produce jewelry, approximately 5,000 years ago?
None of these
Indian
Chinese
Japanese

Question 6:

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The women in which country are known for wearing many rings around their necks in order to elongate them?
Myanmar
Philippines
Paraguay
Korea


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Question 7:

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In whic country did people wear special jewels as protection against the so-called evil eye?
Ancient Egypt
Classical Greece
All of these
Ancient Rome


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Question 8:


Which of these shapes predominated in the jewelry of Ancient Mesopotamia?
Eyes
Leaves
Crescent moons
Female body

Question 9:

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What is the name of the symbol shown in the picture, which is often worn as a jewel by Jewish people?
Star of Solomon
Star of David
Star of Bethlehem
Star of Abraham


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Question 10:


What was the most precious metal for the people of the Americas in ancient times?
Gold
Copper
Silver
Iron

 


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