Posts Tagged ‘jewelry care’
November Birthstones are Topaz and Citrine
November has two birthstone choices – Topaz and Citrine November Birthstones November birthstones are topaz and citrine. At one time, topaz was a term used for any yellow gem; today, it describes the mineral fluoro-hydrozy silicate (the chemical name for topaz). Topaz is the hardest of all silicate minerals. Natural topaz is colorless, but impurities…Read More
Ear Wire Styles – How to Avoid Losing Another Earring!
We all hate to lose an earring – seems as if I’ve hunted for a million earrings over the years. I carry a variety of ear wires and posts for pierced earrings, both commercial and handmade, and hypoallergenic shepherds hooks in niobium and surgical steel, plus some clip style earrings, too. Some styles are pictured…Read More
Tips to Keep Your Jewelry Looking Good
Your jewelry needs to be clean to look its best. Jade, turquoise, malachite, tourmaline, pearls, opals, and lapis are among softer more porous stones that should not be cleaned in an ultrasonic cleaner or soaked in jewelry cleaner solutions – just wipe off with damp soft cloth and air dry. In fact, it’s not a…Read More