Where was jewelry first found?

Cierra Walter asked a question: Where was jewelry first found?
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Date created: Sat, Jun 26, 2021 6:04 PM
Date updated: Sun, Aug 7, 2022 10:00 PM


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  • The earliest known Jewellery was actually created not by humans ( Homo sapiens) but by Neanderthal living in Europe. Specifically, perforated beads made from small sea shells have been found dating to 115,000 years ago in the Cueva de los Aviones, a cave along the southeast coast of Spain.
  • The earliest traces of jewelry can be traced to the civilizations that bloomed in the Mediterranean and what is now called Iran around 3,000 to 400 BC. These were usually simple stone amulets and seals. Many of these amulets and seals carried spiritual meanings, stars, and floral designs.

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the first piece of jewelery was invented by Thomas Sipyon who invented jewelry, and it was invented in 1398[per Answers.com] "The wearing of jewelry has very ancient roots. The oldest examples discovered to date are about 75,000 old...."

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