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The Hand of the Marker

The Hand of the Marker

We respond and know the difference between an assembly line made item and something that was crafted by human hands and minds.

Holiday Retail Returns Are Contributing to Landfill Problems

Holiday Retail Returns Are Contributing to Landfill Problems

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If you purchase gifts from a major retailer, and they are returned they are likely to end up in a landfill.

Major retailers has assess the cost for returned items and repackaging them. If it's cheaper for the retailer to throw out returned goods rather try to resell them, they end up in the trash.

A like-new item or piece of clothing might be able to be resold at full cost,...


The Most Common Causes of Metal Allergies in Jewelry

The Most Common Causes of Metal Allergies in Jewelry

Nickel allergy is one of the most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis. Earth friendly alternatives are Copper, platinum, and sterling silver.