March Newsletter

March 08, 2017

What's Happening at the Studio Blink Blink.....it's March already! What happened in the last two months! Feels like we have just set new goals for the year and we are already in March ... Coming off from two trade shows definitely keeps us busy for a few good months!  Some orders have shipped, more are on the way!!  While we keep up with our wholesale orders we do also have to keep up with our personalized rings online orders!   Rings on the right (arrow shape) are rings that we have just finished soldering but have not been put in the pickle pot yet. Rings stacked up on the left are rings that just came off from the pickle pot. So...

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Monkeys February Newsletter

February 21, 2017

  Sterling SilverSterling silver is an alloy and the .925 marking refers to 92.5 by weight of silver and 7.5 by weight of other metals (usually copper).  Fine silver on the other hand is 99.9% silver content and is much softer than sterling silver.  Why do sterling silver tarnish over time?  This is due to the other metal (usually copper) in sterling silver.  When copper reacts with moisture and sulfur in the air, it causes the sterling silver to tarnish.  The rate of tarnish depends on a few factors including skin's pH, the environment  (humid/dry) and if it will be exposed to other chemical (lotion/perfume etc.).  You can easily remove silver tarnish with jewelry cloth that you can get from...

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