Africa | Tuareg Crosses, now worn by women as pendants around the neck, were originally worn by men, passed down from father to son when the boy reached puberty. The father would say ' I give you the 4 corners of the world as one cannot know where one will die'. Most cross designs are named after oasis towns between Agadez in Niger and the Hogger Mountains in the North More
Desde finales de la década de los '90 de estilo steampunk es cada vez más y más popular, y no sólo en la literatura. Varios objetos utilitarios modernos han sido alterados por los aficionados en un pseudo-victoriano mecanismo de estilo "steampunk".
The Guinness Book of World Records names Painite as the rarest gem mineral on earth. Painite has so far only been found in Myanmar, Indonesia. Colours vary from pink to brown and like diamond, Painite will appear a different colour when viewed from different angles. Very few Painite crystals are known to exist and even fewer have been cut into gemstones.