FAQs

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BRACELET SIZING AND WRIST MEASURING:
To measure your wrist, wrap a soft tape measure or piece of string or ribbon around your wrist just below the bump, in the space between the bump and your hand. The measuring tape or string should be up against the skin, not loose, but not pulled tight either, just resting against the skin all the way around. If you are using string or ribbon, then carefully measure the total length against a measuring tape.
Chainmaille bracelets sit a little more loosely on the wrist, like any link bracelet. Beaded leather wrap bracelets and cuff bracelets sit closer to the wrist by their design, but are made to fit comfortably. Please don't add "a little extra" to your wrist measurement, because you risk the bracelet being too loose. If you have any questions or concerning regarding sizing, please contact me.
 
CARE OF BEADED LEATHER AND GEMSTONE JEWELRY:
Please treat beaded leather wrap bracelets and cuff bracelets with care, as you would any piece of valued gemstone jewelry. The natural materials used to make them will degrade over time if abused.
To keep the materials in good condition, do not wear while heavily exercising, swimming or bathing. Avoid having your bracelet come into contact with abrasive or sharp materials, water, excessive perspiration, oils, lotions, perfumes, make-up or chemicals, as these may cause discoloration or damage to the materials. Store in a clean, dry place when not wearing.
 
CARE OF SILVER AND GEMSTONE JEWELRY:
Sterling silver pieces are best cleaned using a silver polishing cloth or a cleaner specifically designed for sterling silver. To keep your silver-plated jewelry pieces in good condition, limit exposure to water, ecxessive persiration, oils, perfumes or chemicals as these will prematurely tarnish / wear the silver plating. Storing silver-plated and sterling silver items in a clean, dry, air tight plastic bag when not being worn will help to reduce the natural process of oxidization that occurs with time.
Always look into the safest cleaning process for any gemstones before cleaning, including ultrasonic cleaning, as some types of gemstones are more easily damaged than others. A gentle hand with a very soft toothbrush and plain lukewarm water can be used to gently clean most of my gemstone sterling silver stud earrings.