Do you know the difference between silver plating and sterling silver? Most fashion jewelry is silver plated. Unless it is specifically marked otherwise you should assume that your piece is plated.
Silver plating is a very thin layer of silver deposited on to a base metal such as copper, brass, or nickel. These jewelry pieces are more durable and generally less valuable then sterling silver jewelry pieces. If you wear the jewelry in water and don't care for it properly the plating will eventually rub off.
Sterling Silver is at a minimum 92.5% pure silver. It is valuable and sought...
We are focusing on our BFFs and thinking of appreciating our girlfriends a little more!
One funny gift I often give my kids each year at their birthday is a package of "Thank You" notes. I try to get them notes their friends are sure to smile at. Yes, it is true, I still ask my kids to send handwritten "Thank You" notes to friends and family who give them gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, you name it.
I also have found myself a little sad that that steady stream of Christmas cards I looked forward to each day has come to a stop. I don't want...
Massage therapy is probably one of the oldest forms of treatment, as it’s been used since ancient times to soothe the body and alleviate a broad range of symptoms. According to the purpose of massage therapy, various massage techniques are used with the aim of reducing the symptoms of a health problem or just lessen the tension in the body.
1. Back Pain
A massage can be extremely useful in the case of back pains. Conditions of the spinal cord, like the compression of the spinal cord discs, are unfortunately common due to the fact that many people lead a sedentary life and work a...