Rutilated Quartz: Reduces coughing caused by bronchitis or asthma. It has a beneficial effect on the lungs, bronchial tubes and respiratory tract, combating inflammation. It promotes healthy sleep. If the wearer indulges in negative thoughts, it will help discover the truth. As a result, it makes possible for the wearer to bring about changes. It symbolizes truth. For thousands of years it has been valued as a protective and truth stone.
Gold Ring ca.1350. Medieval jewellery. Until the late 14th century, gems were usually polished rather than cut. The jewellery worn in medieval Europe reflected an intensely hierarchical and status-conscious society. Colour provided by precious gems and enamel and protective power were highly valued.
"Rag and bone man is a British phrase for a junk dealer. Historically the phrase referred to an individual who would travel the streets of a city with a horsedrawn cart, and would collect old rags (for converting into fabric and paper), bones for making glue, scrap iron and other items, often trading them for other items of limited value.