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Pearls

Pearls

  Pearls, a girl's best friend! Classy & stylish"An oyster turns his problem into a pearl."Jack KerklaanEmergence of pearls Pearl-forming sea oysters or oyster-like sea mussels live on long stretched oyster beds near the coast at a depth of approximately 15m. ...

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Precious metals

Precious metals

  What you always wanted to know about precious metals and their properties!   Did you know that precious metals have many properties that can be very different?  How so? Properties that make the metal different? Just like we humans are different, every metal is...

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Diamonds are forever

Diamonds are forever

  Diamonds are a girl's best friendThe creation of diamond Diamond is carbon crystallised under high pressure and high temperatures. The process takes place in the deep parts of the earth's crust (between 140 and 190km deep) to form diamond, temperature of 1100-1300°C...

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Filigree or Filigrain

Filigree or Filigrain

  Filigrain, a piece of art made of (silver) threads ... In modern times, filigrain is a special form of jewellery technique, where fine wire (gold and/or silver) is used in jewellery.This involves very fine wire which is twisted or twined and which may be...

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Love is in the air

Love is in the air

February The month of love?   Or is for you every month one of love? Valentine's Day, the feast of love, which is celebrated more and more in different countries.  Many of us think that it is a forced commercial kind of holiday, however, the origins of this day...

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Lost Socks? No, Lost Wax!

Lost Socks? No, Lost Wax!

Oh, you mean like those lost socks?  Do you recognise that problem too, you wash a pair of socks and only one comes out? I call that 'orphans'.  But no I don't mean that, what I want to talk about in this "blog" is the Lost Wax technique or also called cire-perdue....

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How can I know my ring size?

How can I know my ring size?

There are several ways to find out. 1/ Do you have a perfectly fitting ring? Then you can measure the inside of this ring. Take a ruler or tape measure and measure the diameter of the ring, it is important that you only measure from the inside to the other inside.  So...

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Determine necklace chain and bracelet length

Determine necklace chain and bracelet length

Determine necklace chain length What length do you like and suits you? Take a piece of rope, tie it together at the back with 2 loosesliding buttons and slide it in such a way that you find the perfect length for yourself. You don't know how to make such a button...

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