Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 11 – The Crown

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 11 - The Crown

A crown is an object that is worn on the head. A crown is a sign of status that would be worn by the king or queen of a country. A crown might also be worn for ornamental purposes in something like a beauty pageant. Below is an example picture of a crown. The crown […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 12 – The Brilliant Cut Gemstone

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 12 - The Brilliant Cut Gemstone

Gemstones are objects of beauty to human beings. The color of the gemstone or the way that it reflects the light is found appealing by human beings. Because of of their beauty, gemstones are valuable to human beings. The value of a gemstone will be related to it’s rarity, size, or type. Gemstones are used […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 13 – The Simple Chair

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 13 - The Simple Chair

The picture below shows an example of a simple chair. A simple chair has a seat, a back, and four legs. One leg is located at each corner of the seat. Why was the simple chair designed this way? It would be easy to dismiss the question as trivial. A person might say that it […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 14 – The Toga

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 14 - The Toga

The toga is a piece of clothing that was common during the days of the Roman empire. A toga looks like the picture below. The toga is a hanging kind of garment. It hangs down off of the shoulders and is open at the bottom like a dress. The toga was worn by men as […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 15 – Buddhist Robes

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 15 - Buddhist Robes

Buddhism is a religion from Asia. Like most other religions, the practitioners of Buddhism wear a certain style of garment to identify themselves as Buddhists. This chapter on Buddhist robes naturally follows the toga chapter for a reason that should be obvious as soon as you see the picture of a Buddhist robe below. As […]