It is autumn which usually means that there will be many arts and crafts sales. I like to go to a few of the sales to get ideas for projects as well as to find holiday gifts. It seems that each year there is something new that the crafters have come up with. A few years ago it was at a craft fair that I saw the hand crocheted fuzzy scarves that became so popular. I was curious to see what would be new this year.
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Mother of pearl, also called nacre, is an iridescent layer of material, which forms in the shell lining of many mollusks. Mollusks create mother of pearl lining, in order to protect themselves and insulate them from getting a bacterial infection. Mother of pearl is most commonly taken from the pearly lining inside of oysters and abalone. Many early cultures used mother of pearl extensively beautiful jewelry and it became highly prized due to its iridescent quality and was often seen as a sign of wealth in some cultures. From the modern women’s point of view, having a unique mother of pearl silver pendant provides an elegant alternative or addition to traditional pearls.
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For mom, there is nothing you won’t do. When it comes to showing how much she means to you, it gets complicated. Most moms are happy with homemade creations when their children are young, and most will tell you that they prefer this type of gift. When we get older, however, we feel rather silly about presenting our mothers with scribbled drawings, especially if we can’t draw very well. When it comes down to it, you really can’t go wrong with Mother’s Day jewelry when you want to show your mom you appreciate her and all she has done.
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Purchasing a piece of jewelry is an excellent way to show someone that you care, regardless of the occasion. Even the most delicate piece of jewelry is sure to be cherished and worn forever. When you plan to keep the piece for yourself, or give it to a special someone as a gift, this article is aimed to help you be more educated in the choices that you make when selecting jewelry.
Avoid harsh chemicals like bleach, ammonia and acetone that may permanently damage your jewelry. This can cause the stones to lose their luster in addition to eating away the enamel on any of the pieces.
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The meaning behind individual pieces of jewelry can be as beautiful as the actual appearance of the jewelry. Jewelry gives material form to memories and acts as a symbol of important relationships, such as engagements and marriages. By knowing more about jewelry, and the buying and selling process in particular, you will find the purchase of each piece a rewarding and memorable experience.
Use Jeweler’s Polishing Cloth
Polish your jewelry regularly with a jeweler’s polishing cloth. This is a fairly simple way to achieve shine without dealing with solvents and chemicals. You use the special cloth to polish your jewelry just like you would polish your silverware. Use the polishing side first and, then the other side to make your jewelry shine.
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Horse lovers and riding enthusiasts show their love for horses in many ways. Some like to wear equestrian outfits. Others use equestrian home decor in their houses. Still others like to use equestrian jewelry. The beauty of a horse’s form and elegance of its stand and gait make it the perfect addition to any fine jewelry collection. That is why more and more jewelry makers have horse design collections. From trinkets to large diamond-stud pendants, these pieces of jewelry can match any wardrobe and can be worn in any occasion.
Horse Lovers Equestrian Jewelry Collection
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