For centuries fine jewelry has been a mark of prominence and prosperity. It has decorated and defined, adding luster to the body as an intricate paint stroke does to a masterpiece. Single masterpieces have served as a token of love, a sign of endearment and a treasured heirloom. The preciousness of a perfectly set stone has been treasured throughout history.
Perhaps one of the most outstanding things about South African culture is that it is not one single culture, but rather a range of different cultures representing every level of a very stratified community. Hybrid mixtures of these different cultures also exist, making South Africa one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world.