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Moonstone: balance and feminine energy

Moonstone: balance and feminine energy

Moonstone precious stone has enchanted the hearts of many jewelry lovers. Some people wear moonstone because of its beauty, others recognize its loving energy: it’s thought to harvest the energy of the moon. It has been used for thousands of years, and beneath a pearly veil, it hosts a deep meaning. It’s known as a representation of the yin (feminine energy), and as a stone that promotes healing and balance. Let’s dive into the luring glowing sheen of moonstone. The spiritual meaning of moonstone Moonstone crystal has a tangible connection to the magic of the moon.  The moon, in many...

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How to mix gold and silver jewelry

How to mix gold and silver jewelry

Even Coco Chanel and later Loulou de la Falaise, who designed jewelry for Yves Saint Lauren, were fascinated by the combination of gold and silver. It is not something new, and it is definitely no fashion faux pas, as people once considered.  Nowadays, the rule of fashion is to make your own rules.  So, if you want to mix metals, but are still questioning it, the answer is: go for it. It’s not something scientific, it’s all about intuition. It has already been a long time since mixing gold and silver jewelry was considered a no-go. Forget about this, it’s...

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10 tips for styling your sterling silver jewelry

10 tips for styling your sterling silver jewelry

We feel you, we love silver jewelry too. But how to style it? Should you mix it with gold jewelry or just make it all about the shining silver look? Over the years,  silver pieces of jewelry became part of the wardrobes of so many of us.  Sterling silver jewelry gives an outfit a unique final touch, offers elegance and timeless classic details. And even though gold is rarer and thus more valuable, silver jewelry is becoming more popular in comparison.  The problem for some silver jewelry lovers is not knowing how to style these pieces. Does it happen to...

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5 tips to help you clean and care for silver jewelry

5 tips to help you clean and care for silver jewelry

If you love your silver jewelry you probably don’t want to see it get ruined.  Whether it's a beautiful, full of history locket, that somehow became a family heirloom, or a more recent purchase, we hold them all close to our hearts.  Sterling silver jewelry has a fantastic durability, that’s a fact. The 7.5% copper that's added to the 92.5% pure silver, creates a harder and stronger silver alloy.  However, even the best quality jewelry requires special care to look great throughout the years. Caring properly for your piece of silver jewelry will make all the difference. That includes knowing...

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