I’m often asked if there are any jewelry books I recommend. I thought I’d get off my lazy… well anyway, here’s a couple of books that have been helpful to me.
Humanity has long used symbols to convey meanings, thoughts, concepts and membership. When you see certain symbols, you know what group someone belongs to. A contemporary example is street gangs with colors and gang signs. It shows belonging. I once had a kid tell me he joined a gang because it was safer than his home… We’ll do anything to belong.