Tag : Silver

What famous historical figure's favorite gemstone was peridot?
6 years, 9 months ago 1

According to legend peridot was one of the favorite gemstones of Cleopatra and that some of her “emeralds” were actually peridot.  It’s been mined as a gemstone for thousands of years, and is mentioned in the Bible under the name of chrysolite. Peridot is believed to bring good luck, peace, and success.  Its alleged powers […]

Where to buy hard to find ring sizes.
6 years, 9 months ago 5

Custom made jewelry ring bases and settings for the DIY jewelry designer.  Materials: sterling .925 silver, fine silver, copper, bronze and brass. Trying to find all the components to make that perfect piece of jewelry  can be a real challenge if you are looking for non standard sizes or materials. Unless designing and making jewelry is a […]

Is Silver good for your Health?
6 years, 10 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 […]