Cultural appropriation happens when the intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions or artifacts are taken from one culture by another culture without permission. In modern America, it is a major concern among many feminist and minority groups, especially with African American music and dance and Native American fashion and jewelry. However, it is possible to purchase and wear Native American jewelry without participating in cultural appropriation. By following these tips you can wear your favorite Native American pieces while practicing cultural appreciation instead of appropriation.
13 July 2016
Graduating high school is a big achievement for many students and one of the final steps into full adulthood. To help celebrate the occasion, there are a number of special gifts that you can give for the graduate in your life. Instead of giving them a gift that can just be set aside, you can give a gift that is worn and used frequently. The following four graduation gift ideas can all be worn by high school graduates.
5 May 2016
At one time in your life, your engagement ring and wedding ring were symbols of your love and devotion to your spouse. But now that you're divorced, they're nothing more than physical pieces of jewelry -- and perhaps reminders of the bitterness that ensued towards the end of your relationship. Should you sell your engagement ring and wedding band? Here are some tips to help you decide, as well as a few guidelines to follow if you do decide to sell.
29 April 2016
For many decades, the world of animation has brought people joy, laughter, and iconic characters. Whether you love the style of art or appreciate the nostalgia that comes with these cartoons, there are multiple ways to collect and celebrate your favorite animated characters. One of these ways is with commemorative coins. Mint companies from all over the world have released special coins in the honor of several different animations. Browse through five different collections to celebrate some of your favorite animations with highly detailed coins.
26 April 2016