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Blackened (or oxidized) jewelry is beautiful! It's bold, stunning and really gives gemstones and gold a contrasting POP! But, (rings especially) the oxidation fades quickly. So, how did the silver get such a nice black color in the first place? How can you get that back? I've got you! Here's a quick little video and infographic to help you do this at home! Materials: soap (dish soap is best) glass cup plastic tongs or paintbrush with wood or plastic handle Liver of Sulphur Extended Life Gel (you can get it on Amazon here) polishing cloth toothbrush or similar brush Important Considerations:...

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Giving jewelry doesn't have to be difficult, especially when you give a Mettle by Abby piece. You'll be giving her a wildly one of a kind piece no one else will ever have! If it's your first Christmas together, jewelry is the perfect gift! Mettle by Abby jewelry says that you took the time to find something handmade, one of a kind and well made so that she will be able to wear it for many Christmas's to come! If you haven't been together very long and things are still new, earrings are an excellent choice! If you've been together...

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Wondering what chain length you might need? The pictures below will help! For better reference, I (Abby) am 5'5'' and Malachi (model for men's chains) is 5'8'' Here's a quick run down on chain lengths for women: 14'' - (not pictured) typically a good size chain for children or petites,  most chains can be shortened to this length if needed 16'' - typically hangs at the collar bone. This length is good for above the neckline length. It can feel a little tight on some people. 18'' - typically hangs right at the top of your sternum. This is the most...

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 Custom jewelry is such a special and treasured work of art to have. I think everyone should have at least one piece of jewelry that no one else in the world has! The process of designing and having a custom piece made can be confusing or mysterious (part of the allure that brought me into the world of silver and gold-smithing!) I want to help answer your questions about custom jewelry so if you've been thinking about getting a piece, you are one step closer!   In this article, "custom jewelry" will be the discussion of jewelry designed and made...

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It's simple. It works. It's PROVEN!

Labradorite can ACTUALLY IMPROVE YOUR DAY! It's so seriously one of the most stunning gemstones and each one is SO totally different, you can have SO many and never get bored!

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