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Is brass a suitable alternative to gold jewelry?

Brass is may be used in jewelry for its gold like appearance. Today almost 90% of all brass alloys are recycled compared to about 30% of gold. Because brass is not ferromagnetic, it can be separated from ferrous scrap by passing the scrap near a powerful magnet. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc. […]

What are rhinestones and how did they get their name?
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A rhinestone is a crystal or natural-glass stone. For thousands of years people have collected natural and created glass stones for their natural beauty. The Czech Republic and Austria are the two areas from which most rhinestones come. The rhinestones got their name from the Rhine River which has banks bordering Austria and Germany.

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With several several standards for ring sizes in use around the world buying online can be a little confusing. After all what is a size B1/2? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard for ring sizes is ISO 8653:1986, which is based on the inner circumference of the ring. However, to the best of my […]

Beach Fashion - Jewelry Makes a Splash
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