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Jet Jewellery

Jet is a black organic rock formed from the decomposition of wood , usually from ancient conifers called Araucaria, under conditions of extreme pressures.  This occurred during the Jurassic and Creataceous geological periods,  upto 200 million years ago . Fossils can sometimes be found preserved in Jet. it is a light weight and warm material. 

The ancient Greeks belived that wearing Jet would bring favours from the gods. 

Jet was greatly popularised by Queen Victoria.