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What is White Gold?
6 years, 3 months ago 0
Posted in: Jewelry

White gold is an alloy of gold and at least one white metal, usually nickel, manganese or palladium. Like yellow gold, the purity of white gold is given in karats. White gold alloys can be used for many different purposes; while a nickel alloy is hard and strong and therefore good for rings and pins, […]

What are rhinestones and how did they get their name?
6 years, 3 months ago 1

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.

6 years, 3 months ago 0
Posted in: Jewelry

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 […]

6 years, 3 months ago 0

Silver is added to colored karat gold alloys and carat gold solders to improve  the hardness of gold for making jewelry.  It is also used to modify the color and reduce costs. The metals added to pure gold to make karat gold for jewelry change the character of the metal. 9 kt gold has more […]

Is Silver good for your Health?
6 years, 3 months ago 0

Yes!   Silver has been used to prevent infection as far back as ancient Greece and Rome. It was also used to disinfect water and food during storage and the treatment of burns and wounds during the Middle Age.  In the 19th century,  sailors put silver coins in barrels of water and wine to keep them […]

Beach Fashion - Jewelry Makes a Splash
6 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: Jewelry, Trends
Get in sync with nature.
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Posted in: Jewelry, Trends

 

Humming bird earrings are now available
6 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: Jewelry

These interesting hand painted Hummingbird Earrings are now available. j3314

James
6 years, 5 months ago 0
Posted in: Artists

I have always been an artistically inclined person from drawing to music, and enjoy all aspects of creativity. I am a fairly recent dabbler in the jewelry design field. I am mainly self taught but have read many books on the subject and have created many fine pieces that I am quite proud of. Being […]

Elaine
6 years, 5 months ago 0
Posted in: Artists

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an artistic outer expression of the inner self speaks volumes! Wearable art. Jewelry has been part of the human artistic repertoire for many thousands of years. So it is no surprise, that I to, have been drawn to this art form. There is something about the colours, […]

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