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The Non-toxic Way to Cleaning Your Sterling Silver Jewelry

The Non-toxic Way to Cleaning Your Sterling Silver Jewelry

The Non-toxic way to cleaning your sterling silver jewelry.

Can I Wear Or Carry My Jewelry Through Airport Security?

Can I Wear Or Carry My Jewelry Through Airport Security?

By EoRdE6 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Silver, gold and platinum, are non-ferrous materials, meaning they are not magnetic. The security system at airports detect for magnetic metals. Since gold, silver and platinum are not magnetic, they can easily be worn.

You are more likely to set off airports detectors wearing costume jewelry, because it is made with magnetic metals, such as steel, nickel, and iron, etc.

I advised you leave your silver, gold, and platinum...


How to Start a Jewelry Collection

How to Start a Jewelry Collection

Walters Art Museum [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia CommonsWalters Art Museum [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

People collect for two reason or a combination of the two, they are passionate about it or they are collecting it for an investment. I originally started collecting Victorian jewelry because I love the style of it, and it slowly grew into an investment the more knowledgeable I became. Below...


2017 Holiday Season USPS Mail-By Dates

2017 Holiday Season USPS Mail-By Dates

USPS Mail-By Deadline Dates to assure delivery by December 24th

USA Domestic Mail Services Mail-By Date
First-Class Mail Dec 19
Priority Mail Dec 20
Priority Mail Express Dec 22
*When shipping to or from a military address (APO/FPO/DPO), the USPS recommends to use the following Mail-By Dates.

Military MailĀ 
First-Class Mail, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express
AE ZIPs 090-092 Dec 11 Dec 11 Dec 16
AE ZIP 093 Dec 4 Dec 4 N/A
AE ZIPs 094-098 Dec 11 Dec 11 Dec 16
AA ZIP 340 Dec 11 Dec 11 Dec 16
AP Zips 962-966 Dec 11...


Modern Buying Guide for Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings Part 2

Modern Buying Guide for Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings Part 2

This is the second part of a multipart series on buying wedding jewelry. If you missed the first part you can catch up here: A Modern Guide to Buying Wedding Bands & Engagement Rings: Part 1 The Color of Gold

Precious Metals Part Two

Below are less commonly used precious metal that are great alternatives to gold. Each metal has properties that make it good choice for specific uses. I hope the information is helpful in helping you choose the best one that is right for yours.

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