Showing posts from February, 2012

Feeling Frugal?

Did you know that Naturally Nickel Free currently has over 50 items that are UNDER $20? Even if you're pinching pennies, there is plenty to see and choose from every day of the year.

I have been working to set up a new collection which specifically features everything under $20 to make these items easier to find.

Perhaps you have noticed (or if you haven't I'll tell you) that I just don't run sales.  I just offer great jewelry at great prices. I respect your intelligence, and prefer not to play the game of raising prices just so that I can lower them later in a so-called sale. I prefer to be straightforward as a business person, and in my life, and that's just not how I roll.

Okay, maybe it's a little unusual, but being different never held much fear for me. If it means I'm doing right by you, that's what I'll do.

Meanwhile, come on over and check out the bargains that I offer every day.

No Sales, No Gimmicks. Just great prices.

Featured Item: Bronze Wirework Earrings

I really want to show you these unique earrings. They are 2 1/2 inches, and very lightweight. I took my time creating these shapes.  I thought a couple of times along the way that this shape would become something entirely different, but I don't always know how a shape will end up when I start. In the end, the abstract shape reminds me of a person with an arm welcoming someone in, or holding something very precious.

The amber colored glass cube bead is beveled on the sides and corners, and one side has a layer of Aurora Borealis on it for a fabulous rainbow shine.

Bronze is made primarily of copper with about 1/3 tin. I have decided to include bronze in my nickel free alloys that I use for secondary components. It has a fabulous golden sheen to it. To keep the polish, you may periodically use a solution of baking soda and lemon juice, described here.

The earwires are made of niobium, of course, which is allergy safe for virtually everyone, and will not tarnish or corrode. For the…