Crafternoons – The New Craze!

There’s a craze sweeping the nation – it’s not new by any means though! Crafting has long been a hobby for many people of the older generation. Making and mending clothes was a necessity before the age of cheap clothing. Crafting is just something that fell out of fashion for a while but it’s ..

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Tips For Designing Custom Jewelry

Now that you have found the woman you want to marry, you need find the ring that encapsulates everything she means to you. If wedding bells are in your future, you may be daunted by the seemingly momentous task of finding the ideal engagement ring and wedding band. Ring selection is by no means ..

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Developing Original Jewelry Concepts And Successfully Selling Them Online

If you take a close look at the title of this article you may get the wrong impression that developing concepts automatically means that you can successfully sell them. In actuality, you will need to develop both skills separately in order to make a living selling jewelry online. Even if you have ..

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How-To Guide for Porcelain and Ceramic Repair Enthusiasts

Preparation The first step is to thoroughly examine the damaged object to identify the what’s known as porcelain/ceramic body and decide how to approach the restoration process.  If the damaged item has been previously restored, it may have glue residue or metal rivets still in place, the joints ..

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Causes of Damage That Requires Ceramic Repair

Ceramic or porcelain antiques or collectibles are some of the most durable antiques. The most common and obvious damage is breakage. But other more subtle damage such as stains and discoloration can be caused by improper use, ceramic repair attempts, display, or cleaning. 1) Stains: Porous, ..

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