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Inside Luxury by María Eugenia Girón

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Jewellery

“Most diamonds are more ancient that the stars we see”.

De Beers

For many hundred of years, and even today, the reason for acquiring jewels was not purely ornamental, but was also an expression of wealth which legitimised the social position and power of the individual who had the privilege of owning them. At the present time, apart from being an investment rising in value over time, the main aim of buying a jewel is pure aesthetic pleasure, even though there is no doubt that jewels have by no means lost the unmistakeable aura of distinction and the sense of superiority they confer on their owner.

What we refer to as the jewellery sector covers a wide range of products which share a common use of certain raw materials which ...

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