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How to Prevent Skin Discoloration When Wearing Copper Jewelry

How to Prevent Skin Discoloration When Wearing Copper Jewelry

Large Raw Quartz Crystal Necklace, Rock Statement Pendant Necklace

Large Raw Quartz Crystal Rock Statement Pendant Necklace

Some people buy copper jewelry, especially bracelets, for the professed healing properties that result from the direct contact of copper with their skin. Many people who wear copper for heath reasons, don’t mind the skin discoloration. They want their jewelry to have direct contact with their skin so it can readily absorb the copper.

Copper is a naturally occurring element found in nature. When exposed to the elements, it can react chemically, turning a darker...


Modern Buying Guide for Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings Part 1

Modern Buying Guide for Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings Part 1

Part 1 Modern Buying Guide for Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings

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.