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Fun Facts

February 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Take an entertaining look at the world of beads with our collection of interesting fun facts that range from the history of beads to the mythical powers of gemstones.

Early Uses For Agate
Agate was used in Egyptian rings and cameos over 3,000 years ago.
Gold in Volume
All of the gold in the world could be compressed into an 18-yard cube, which is about 1/10 the mass of the Washington Monument.
Diamond Wearing
Agnes Sorel, the mistress of King Charles VII of France was the first woman to wear diamonds.
Find more interesting Fun Facts on our website!

Tags: Just For Fun!

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  • 1 Marie Cramp // Feb 28, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    I love these little tidbits of information. It is always fun to learn new things this way. I hope to learn lots more now that I have found your blog!!


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