Care & Instructions

Please take care of these one of a kind pieces. I recommend removing them while swimming, showering, bathing, dish washing, exercising, gardening, heavy work, sleeping etc. Keep your jewelry free of perfume, lotion and oils. This can cause some damage or unwanted darkening over time. Avoid using harsh chemicals or jewelry cleaners so as not to damage the surface of your stones or potentially change the patina used on your piece. If you would like to clean your piece use ultra fine steel wool (0000) or a little warm water and a soft cloth/very soft toothbrush gently. When not wearing your jewelry you can store it in a jewelry box or a clear plastic bag to avoid further patina that may take place as a result of exposure to the elements.

Jewelry Sizing

If you are able to it is best to go to a local jewelry shop and get sized.  Most good jewelry shops are more than willing to size you upon request.  


Ring Sizing


For RINGS the size of your knuckle is the determining factor of what size ring will fit you. Again a great idea is to stop by a reputable jewelry shop and ask them to size you. I do have available for purchase in my shop an affordable option of a home plastic ring sizer. You can purchase this and I will send it to you to size yourself. It is very important that you order an accurate ring size. Please use as directed. This ring sizer works like a belt. Make the belt first and then slide on OVER the knuckle  (the sizer will read the correct size to the left of the arrow when the sizer slides over the knuckle easily without forcing it. Instructions included. Note: Order 1/2 size up please for all wide band rings and stacker ring sets. Rings can be resized if you order the wrong size but this service is billable at $25/hour, rings with stones set are not easy to resize.


Bangles

For BANGLES the size is most dependent upon your fist size.  You can take out a Bangle you have already at home that is a great fit and measure the inside diameter. Contact me via email with this number and we can choose your size.  You may also refer to the general interior diameter sizing below:

 

Very Small:  Interior Diameter 2-2/16”
Small: Interior Diameter 2- 4/16”
Medium: Interior Diameter 2- 6/16”
Medium Plus: Interior Diameter 2- 8/16”
Large:  Interior Diameter 2- 10/16”
X Large:  Interior Diameter 2- 12/16”

You may also try the following method:

You will need a flexible tape measure or a piece of string and a ruler.

    1.    Make your hand as small as possible, as if you were putting on bangles, bringing your thumb and little finger together.

    2.    Using the tape measure (or string), measure around your hand at the widest point (the tape measure should be pulled tight, not loose). Make note of the actual circumference of your hand (if you used string, make a mark where the string meets, then measure the length with your ruler to get your hand circumference).

    3.    Send me this number via email and I will help you choose your correct Bangle size.  

 
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Workshops

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Silversmith Bracelet

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