Glitter might be older than you think. Over the course of history, glitter has been made from many different materials including stones such as malachite, and mica. As early as 30,000 years ago, mica flakes were used to give cave paintings a glittering appearance. Using glass, metals, as well as stones insects, glitter has been used across the globe in art and decoration, and has been found everywhere from ancient Egypt to early civilizations in the Americas.
Glitter amulet, sterling silver