Jewelry Without Walls Blog
I have a long strand of 4mm pearls that I like to double. I’ve tried the oval shorteners and others. Because the openings are so large the pearls just slide through and the shortest strand ends up choking me. I turn my head three or four times and ack…my pearls are attacking me. It’s not just me is it, when I turn my head, it tightens one part of the strand letting the other one get longer until it chokes me.
I read your blog post about necklace shorteners and adapters and I wonder if you know of a small enough one to solve my problem?
– Choking in Canada Continue reading →
It’s All in the Family
Many people don’t know that rubies and sapphires belong to the same gem family, which is called corundum.
Fun Fact; the source of the name sapphire is the Greek “Saphiros” which means blue. When they figured out that ruby was a corundum they gave it its own name from the latin Rubeus which means red. Continue reading →
“Constantly seek criticism. A well thought out critique of what you’re doing is as valuable as gold.” ~ Elon Musk
One of my screw backs has disappeared. I went to a jewelry store and they had two different types of screw backs and neither one fit. Now I have noticed that my other screw back spins super easily. I thought they were like the safest choice.
Now I’m adding this loss to my aggravation at them in general. They take forever to spin on and off, the screw post gets all disgusting with shampoo stuck in the threads and now I can’t even wear them because I don’t know who has the screw backing for the size screw post I have.
– Gag me with my Screw Backs Already Continue reading →