Articles from February 2011



A Little History of the Leverback Earwire

Leverback Earring Components
History
The leverback or hinged earwire has been seen on earrings dating from the 1880s. The leverback is designed to snap tightly over the wire without causing discomfort to the wearer, yet remaining comfortable to use. This earring style is immensely popular for fine jewelry in gold and silver as the leverback [...]

Bracelet Circumference

In this blog I wanted to teach you a bit about how to buy the right size bracelet for your wrist.
Bracelets are traditionally sized by length. This way of measuring does not work so well for many types of beaded bracelets because a beaded bracelet’s fit depends on the diameter of its beads. The larger the [...]