These Necklaces Feature Translations of Words in Different Languages

 - Jun 27, 2016
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There are thousands of languages and dialects around the world that contain words for concepts and actions that the English language doesn't have -- these necklace designs translate some of those words.

The necklaces are sold on the Etsy shope 'Minimalist Things' and hang from a brass chain with a glass exterior that shows the translations inside. The necklace designs feature words from a variety of languages -- including Japanese, Danish, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese. It translates words such as "wabi-sabi," which in Japanese means "a way of living that focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life." Another interesting translation is the Russian word "toska," meaning "a longing with nothing to long for." Most of these words translate into something that everyone experiences but that the English language does not have words for.

These necklace designs allow for people to educate themselves and put an international twist on jewelry.