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Could the Ottomans have known something that we didn’t about the stones and gems they used in their jewelry? Here is a look at the significance of the stones used in the making of these flamboyant pieces Looking at the beautiful and flashy jewelry of the Ottoman Empire, it is inevitable to think about the deeper significance that pervades the simple outer shell of the many pins, rings, and headpieces. In Ottoman culture, the jewelry that is fitted with precious stones and gems were used to indicate one's position and power. However, it is also said that the sultans wore...

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