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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?
India
Brazil
Japan
Egypt

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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


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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?
Classical Greece
Ancient Rome
All of these
Ancient Egypt


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Question 8:


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

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 David
Star of Solomon
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?
Silver
Iron
Copper
Gold

 


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