Women wear ankle bracelets as a fashion statement. They are typically worn on one ankle, but may also be worn on both. Ankle bracelets are usually worn with shorts, dresses or sandals as a form of adornment.
Ankle bracelets also have historical meaning. Egyptian women once wore them as decor. Cleopatra is probably the most famous woman to have sported an ankle bracelet.
In India, ankle bracelets were traditionally worn by married women and unmarried girls; widowed women were not permitted to wear them.
In Western countries, women wear ankle bracelets without any particular rules or regulations. Many celebrities have been seen wearing ankle bracelets, including Mary Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Zoe Saldana and Rihanna. The trend has gone through phases of popularity, but is most typically worn in the summertime to complement bare feet and exposed legs.Learn More
Diamond earrings should be cleaned carefully, with a mild detergent solution and, if necessary, a soft-bristled toothbrush. The detergent solution can be mixed with a mild, chlorine-free dish or hand soap and an adequate amount of warm water to allow the earrings to soak.Full Answer >
When found on jewelry, "925 Italy" means that the item is at least 92.5 percent silver and that it is a product of Italy. "925 Italy" is only found on sterling silver, meaning silver that is actually a mixture of silver with other metals. "925 Italy" does not give any information as to which other metals the jewelry contains.Full Answer >
Since the Binda Group acquired the Geneva Watch Group in 2008, Geneva watches have been made as a subsidiary of Binda. Binda has a licensing agreement with companies such as Kenneth Cole New York, Ted Baker London, Tommy Bahama and many others. Binda owns Hip Hop, Freestyle California, Vetta and Breil, as well as the Geneva Watch Group.Full Answer >
Counterfeit Gucci products are lacking in quality, may feature an unregistered serial number and do not contain accurate information related to the manufacturing location. Most Gucci products are made in Italy. The exceptions are timepieces, which are made in Switzerland, and fragrances, which are made in the European Union.Full Answer >