Since the ancient times, necklaces have become a significant part of jewelry. It is believed that necklaces were born about 40,000 years ago, as old as the Stone Age. At that time, people liked to decorate themselves with mollusk necklaces. As the time goes by, various kinds of necklaces came into birth and became more and more popular, such as those made of animal bones or teeth, stones, shells, strung or thread. Later, after the discovery of gold and silver and other varieties of metals, necklaces made of metals were favored by both men and women. In ancient Egyptian, necklaces with pendants and beads necklaces were quite popular. Also, we may notice that a kind of necklaces which are made of colored stones and gemstones were adored by many people.
Necklaces have been regarded as the symbol of cultural and religious beliefs. You may still remember the various kinds of fantastic necklaces worn by Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. Also lots of historical paintings of Thebes can tell us about how popular necklaces are in the ancient civilization.
At the present time, necklaces are still popular and significant for people of all the classes. They are taken as the symbol of cultural or religious beliefs, just like cross, the images of Jesus or saints;
Also, they are considered as to show the social and wealth status. They are all perfect gifts to someone special in your life; it is an excellent way for you to express your deep sincere feelings for the one you love much.