Metal - Cleaning Storage
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Precious metals can probably be found in your jewelry collection, whether you have a pile of white gold bracelets or a simple platinum bridal set. Precious metals adorn a variety of fine jewelry pieces from necklaces to earrings. Precious metal jewelry deserves some extra attention. Caring for your precious metal jewelry properly will prolong its life and protect your fine jewelry investment. From storage to cleaning, our tips on precious metals will help you keep your jewelry in pristine condition.
You have a piece of beautiful metal jewelry. Maybe it is a traditional metal like gold or silver, or maybe it is one of the more modern metals like platinum or tungsten. To keep your jewelry looking bright and new, here are some tips for cleaning metal jewelry. First, no matter what metal your jewelry is made of, take it to a professional jeweler at least once a year to have it professionally cleaned and polished, have attachments and prongs tested for weakness and have any gems inspected for cracks or chips. Between professional cleanings, however, you can keep your metal jewelry looking great by following this advice.
Put aside the image of an institutional grey metal desk when searching for metal furniture: Modern designs and techniques offer a much wider variety of styles than you might expect. Whether made of metal alone or combined with glass, acrylic or upholstery, metal furniture provides durable impact for modern homes and businesses. If you're in the market for new furniture, this metal furniture fact sheet should help you in your hunt.
Metal shelving is useful in a number of places throughout your home. It can help foster cleanliness and organization, which are essential to creating a comfortable living or working space. You may think of metal shelves as too industrial for use throughout the home, but they're actually very versatile. While you're creating a storage and organization plan for your home, consider using metal shelving in these five places.
Gemstones are beautiful additions to any outfit and gemstone jewelry can be treasured for generations. If you want to keep your gems sparkling like new jewelry, it is important to maintain proper care of them. With careful storage and an occasional cleaning, you'll have your gemstone jewelry looking its best for many years. Follow the instructions below to learn how to care for gemstones.
Lately, television consoles, stands and storage racks have been exhibiting updated designs, sporting storage for your media essentials in models that are tastefully coordinated to the rest of your living room furniture. Compact TV stands and corner TV stands are convenient in smaller apartments, dorm rooms and offices, but even large homes can benefit from the clean look and discreet presence of a television stand. As more people upgrade to lean flat-panel televisions, they are seeing that the smaller size of a TV stand is all they need. The furniture industry usually reserves the term "entertainment center" for the largest TV furniture, big enough for the television, a cadre of audio or video components and a full CD-DVD collection. TV stands tend to be smaller than full entertainment centers while still having enough shelves for a few components and some media storage. For smaller homes or for smaller rooms in larger homes a stand may be all the TV furniture you need.
You probably come across sterling silver in your everyday life more often than you think. It's most popular use is in the production of jewelry, where it is typically fashioned into a wide variety of rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, watches, charms and pendants. It is also used to produce and embellish serving dishes, sculptures, frames and many other household items. The use of sterling silver was first popularized in the 1800s and today sterling silver gifts and jewelry are widely available, as these items are often preferred as a less expensive alternative to gold and other precious metals.
Few pieces of furniture are as important in your home as your bed frames. The bed frames you choose will be the centerpiece of each bedroom in your home. Chances are you have a variety of bed frames in your home, whether you have kids beds, a queen bed frame, king bed frame, full-size bed, twin bed frame, storage bed, loft bed or a few canopy beds. Although there are many different kinds of bed frames, from wood to metal bed frames, none are immune to regular wear and tear over the years. When you buy a bed frame, you probably want it to last a while. Proper maintenance and care of your bed frames will ensure they last for years to come. Here are some tips on how to help extend the shelf life of your bed frames.
Most hope chests are made of wood, and many are made from cedar, as this wood naturally offers some protection to its contents against moths and other insects. If you take good care of a hope chest, it can last for generations. An important part of this care is cleaning. Cleaning a hope chest is much like cleaning other types of wood furnishings, including dressers. You should avoid soaking the wood and should, whenever possible, use products specified for use on wood (and safe for the wood's finish).
Bathrooms present unique challenges when it comes to finding functional yet decorative storage solutions. Bathroom cabinets, size and budget are obvious considerations when planning your bathroom storage ideas. Whether you need to organize toiletries or towels or you prefer bamboo or bronze, bathroom storage solutions are abundant if you know where to start. This article details the top 5 bathroom cabinet and storage solutions.
A stainless steel bread box is an attractive and practical kitchen storage solution. A breadbox is designed to hold bread and other baked goods; and a stainless steel breadbox offers a number of benefits over storing bakery items in plastic or paper bags or keeping bread and baked goods in the refrigerator. If you need a convenient way to keep baked goods fresh, there are several reasons to invest in a stainless steel bread box.
A well-organized kitchen is a great asset to any home or apartment. Maximize comfort and convenience with the right kitchen storage. The first step to figuring out what kind of kitchen storage items will benefit your kitchen the most is to take a look around your kitchen and make a note of all the problem areas and how much space you have to work with. If you have a spacious kitchen, you probably need kitchen storage of an organizational nature. The more space you have, the more options you have for adding things, like baker's racks and kitchen carts. For space-challenged kitchens, kitchen storage is probably a much bigger problem. Your biggest consideration will be efficiency. Read to discover both organizational and efficiency kitchen storage solutions, as well as the major kitchen storage products you can use in your kitchen.
Are you shopping for a new bed? If you love contemporary design, then you'll want to consider a platform bed. The platform design means that you only need a mattress -- no box spring required. You may have questions about this if you're used to beds that use box springs, and hopefully, these answers will help you choose the perfect bed.
One piece of furniture that often finds itself as the centerpiece of any room it occupies is the entertainment center. These media storage solutions are sold in every, shape, size and color, which means there's an entertainment center for every preference. When you're shopping for a new one, the sheer multitude of entertainment centers can seem overwhelming, but don't fret; we have some helpful hints on how to choose an entertainment center. By considering all these points, you're sure to find the entertainment center that best suits your needs.
Who can resist the allure of pearls? Their shimmer has beckoned jewelry lovers for ages, and pearl jewelry is still popular in contemporary fashion. Once you know the guidelines for proper pearl care, you can keep your exquisite pearl necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings looking beautiful for a lifetime.
Shaving has long been one of the more time-consuming parts of a man's morning routine. With the invention of more advanced razors, however, shaving has become less and less of a hassle. Today, electric shavers make the process much easier for a lot of men. Rotary and foil electric razors have made it simpler than ever for men to quickly shave and head out for the day.
Copper jewelry is beautiful and unique. Many believe that copper jewelry pieces such as copper bracelets can also offer relief from arthritis and other medical conditions. The rich bronze color of copper jewelry selections, such as copper rings, necklaces and earrings, can accentuate almost any ensemble, and its malleability makes it a popular choice for jewelry makers. Different types of copper jewelry can be shaped and accented with creative designs and embellishments to serve as an eye-catching accessory for your formal or casual outfit. Try a copper bracelet or copper ring with other fashion jewelry selections for a look that is unique and interesting.
It's the center of your morning routine, so your bathroom vanity should be beautiful and functional. To optimize your vanity space, you need to make sure there's enough storage for the things you need and that you've removed the things you don't need. Follow these steps to create a useful and attractive space.
An entertainment center is often the focal point of a living room, especially for families that spend much of their time watching movies, playing video games or enjoying weekly sports events. Before purchasing an entertainment center, think about the needs you will have for it, including storage options for movies and video games, the size of TV you will use and shelves you may need for game consoles, DVD players or stereos. Look below to learn how to buy a quality entertainment center.
Are you looking for a classic, stylish and durable handbag? Look no further than leather. While they can be more costly, good-quality leather bags can keep their shape for years if you care for them properly. Proper care prevents the leather from drying out and cracking, and it protects it from excessive moisture that can cause the skin to swell or mildew. This guide will provide you with tips to ensure your investment will last and you'll have a soft, reliable leather handbag for years to come.