Skip to content

What is Druzy?

Druzy is also spelled or referred to as drusy, druze or druse. It refers to multiple sets of crystals that form on an...

Gold Demystified Part 2

I’ve written about the different types of gold and carat vs karat. I think it’s important to know about the materials...

What is Base Metal?

 Maybe an easier way to answer this question is to tell you what base metal is not. It isn’t precious metal (gold, pl...

What is Rhodium?

Rhodium (ROH-dee-um) is a chemical element. It’s “Rh” on the periodic table. It’s a silver-white metal that is very r...

What is a cabochon?

Basically, a cabochon is a gemstone that has been shaped and polished. It is a very old method of cutting gems. As in...

Posts, Ear Wires, Leverbacks

When I first started making earrings I always used ear wires and learned how to make them. Then there were times that...

Jewelry Leaving your Skin Green or Black?

Why? Chemistry! The acidity in your skin can react to some metals. Sunscreen, lotion, perfume and hairspray are c...

Gold Demystified

Knowledge is power! Understanding the basics of how rings are made, what metals are made of and so forth empowers yo...

Shopping Cart