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All of the silver chains are handmade from start to finish. I use different gauges of sterling silver wire which is coiled onto various sizes of mandrels. These coils of wire are then cut by hand with a jeweller's saw to produce numerous links. The links are then assembled one at a time into the various patterns of chains. Some of the chains have soldered rings, some are cold joined. The clasps are hand forged. The chains are tumble polished in a rock tumbler to bring out the brilliant silver shine. To finish off, I sometimes like to add a small accent of colour by using glass beads or stones.
Silver will tarnish when left exposed to air for a long period of time. I recommend that when you are not wearing your jewellery you keep it in a zipped up baggie or a jewellery box with a tight fitting lid. To buff up your shine, I recommend a jeweller's cloth or making a paste out of baking soda and water. Use a soft toothbrush to brush on the paste then rinse with warm water. Always be careful around precious stones and pearls.