The holiday season brings out the idea at least of festive parties, and, to some, that means putting on fancy clothes and jewelry. The idea of glittering adornment to dazzle goes back to antiquity and gold has been a constant. However, innovative use of new materials, so popular now, is not new. The choice of materials is ever evolving.
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