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Saturday, October 15, 2011

african american tribal jewelry

 The oldest peices of jewelry were found at the Blombos cave in south africa, and is estimated to be 75,000 years old. You see even 75,000 years ago people would decorate themselves, As we can see its in our nature to collect peices of jewelry to show off, as well as show case our creativity.
 Some of the items used for making jewelry was crude items being, stone, bone, wood, and Teeth, later africans found the asians would trade them for african ivory. In the  mid 1860's the De Beers Farm found the first Diamonds thus starting and feuling the diamond trade that continues to this day.

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