How to recognize if it is jet black?

Throughout history jet, also called jais or jayet, gagates, lapis tracius, … has been confused with other precious stones or […]

Tronco de azabache en bruto Asturias

What is jet-black?

What is jet-black?   Jet-black, also called jais or jayet, gagates, lapis tracius or succinum nigrum, which is even called […]

Medida de anillos Medidor anillos

Know size or measure of rings

To calculate the size of your ring there are two ways: Find a ring that you wear regularly and measure […]

Mapa guia de viajes

The Calixtino Codex, the first travel guides

The Calixtino Codex kept in the archives of the Cathedral of Santiago is the first issue of the Liber Sancti […]

Catedral Santiago de Compostela

History of the Compostelana Orfebrería

The brotherhood of the silversmiths and the marking of silver in Santiago de Compostela. It seems that in the s. […]

Plateros Ourives Handmade Artesania

Pattern of the goldsmiths: San Eloy or Eligio

On December 1 is San Eloy or, what is the same, San Eligio who is the patron saint of the […]