Posts Categorized: Jewelry Tips

Will Copper turn my skin green?

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Have you ever wondered why your favorite piece of Copper jewelry turns your skin green? The answer is relatively simple. A reaction between the metal in the jewelry and the acidity in your skin can sometimes stain your skin.    That green hue is your skin’s response to the copper and other metals commonly mixed… Read more »

How to Make Chamilia Earrings

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Chamilia’s newest earrings are great to look at but how do they come up with the designs?  We must admit with all those separate parts it can be confusing. So here’s a primer on how to make two very different earring styles. 1. Choose your hoop earring. Small or large:   2. Choose a bead… Read more »

Designing your own Necklace or Bracelet: Tip #1

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Chamilia has over 600 beads. It’s so easy to become overwhelmed with the possibilities. Here’s the first of  several posts we’ll be doing to help you make sense of it all. Design a Chamilia necklace or bracelet around a particular outfit.   Anne wanted to add a feminine touch to her trendy menswear look. The… Read more »

Jewelry Allergy Tips

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Many people suffer from allergies, but did you know that jewelry can also cause allergic reactions? We have many customers who come into our store with questions about allergies to earrings—what causes them and what they can do about them. Here are some answers to those questions: What causes my allergic reaction to jewelry? Symptoms… Read more »

Showing off your Earring Collection

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A good customer of ours came in yesterday to show us how she manages her huge collection of Owen Glass earrings.  Her husband found this nifty tray to display them.  Hope he bought two!