Surely you have heard stories about creatures amonitov who lived on our land many many years ago, and has long been extinct. These days, amazing amonitov shell is used as a fine jewelry jewelry ornaments, home decoration and design. Application amonitov in jewelry – it's really fresh and fashionable solution for today, because so familiar to us uvelirnye jewelry with stones familiar to us, already seem so commonplace and sometimes not at all original. Such multi-function use today amonitov shells, which themselves have long been dead, but they have so generously left behind his unique attire. So give a characterization amonitam. Amonity – it is extinct relatives of living cephalopods such as octopus and squid.
Among the modern representatives of the closest resemblance amonita is nautilus. Name these creatures has happened to the legends of the Egyptian god Amun, sink amonita resembled a twisted horn of Ammon, or Aries, and they became known as amonitami. Since ancient times, many people believed in the magical properties amonitov, and used them as family of talismans, or as a remedy for insomnia, when ammonium underlay under the pillow. At the beginning of XX century amonity sold in pharmacies as a "miracle snake stones that help to all diseases. " Generally amonitov history is very rich and old. Mysterious amonity surrounded by numerous legends and speculation. And to this day a mystery to us, how it looked malyusk Amun, much as it had tentacles in or near His eyes, and what.
We only know that living with amonity Devonian to Cretaceous inclusive across the globe. Amonity had an outer shell of various shapes, divided by transverse partitions into several chambers, which subsequently filled with various minerals, such as simbirtsitom and sengilitom. The largest instance amonita found to date, found in Bavaria, with a diameter of 2,5 meters. Amonity are today almost around the globe, they are all unique, all in their own way very beautiful and unusual. History amonitov ended approximately 65-70 million years ago. They disappeared with the dinosaurs, although there is much ahead of them. But this story does not cast to the wind, it is stored in each treasured shell, holding in his hand, if we read the story again and again. These creatures lived everywhere, conquering more and more land. There was a lot of varieties amonitov, some good swimming, and using their prehensile tentacles, they fished, while others lived on the land. Today in the depths of the sea and on land can find many varieties of shells of extinct amonitov, each unlike the another, each of its unusual shape, with their own unique patterns and all that makes ammonium magnificent natural adornment of our surroundings.