When: March 13th
Where: United States
You could celebrate by a few different ways. First put on some great music by artist "Jewel" and think about some jewelry you would like to adorn yourself or a loved one with. Second you could watch the classic 80's movie "The Jewel of the Nile." Read about the famous Crown Jewels that are arguably the most famous collection of jewelry in the world, consisting of an array of jewels from the monarch in the United Kingdom.
There are 23,578 precious stones that make up the Crown Jewels.
In ancient history, pins, clasps and various other devices that were invented to hold clothing together, also became the place where identification and rank was displayed on a person. This resulted in time of people decorating the pins with shiny and elaborate decorative stones. The earliest finding of jewelry was dated around 25,000 years ago and was a necklace made of fish bones found in a cave in Monaco. Dating back to the days in Egypt when Pharaohs ruled, they Egyptians used to use many jewels in decoration of tombs as they thought their treasures would carry into the afterlife. Today, the precision gemstone that was originally mined in India called the diamond is probably the worlds most recognized and sought after of all jewels.