Damascene, Toledo Damascene (Toledoware), and Niello (Nielloware) What is Damascene? Damascening is the art of inlaying different metals into one another, usually gold or silver into a darkly oxidized steel background to produce intricate patterns. […]
Want to link to your listing, website, or page on Instagram? I share the pros and cons of Linktree and Linksta for promoting your business on Instagram. Whether you want to promote shirts from Merch […]
Check out the other posts in the Amber Series (listed at bottom) Lucite Amber Beads This first necklace was a bit tricky for me. It has beautiful cognac amber colored beads. It felt lightweight and […]
What is amber? Amber is a resin produced by coniferous trees, generally with yellowish coloring. Amber comes in hundreds of shades and variations. Yellow The Yellow color of this stone is generally the most common. […]
If you are interested in selling jewelry, it’s important to be able to identify the materials you have or you could be shortchanging yourself or your customers. Some gold and precious metals are not marked […]
Jewelry jars can be a really fun way to treasure hunt. I’ve found everything from vintage brooches, sterling silver jewelry, couture necklaces, high end costume jewelry, and gold gold gold! Jewelry jars and bags can […]
I bought this pen at a garage sale for $1 and this is my research to attempt to find out if it is real or fake.