FAQ

Alpaca Metal
Alpaca (or German Silver) is a metal alloy of 60% copper, 20% nickel, and 20% zinc.
Types of Finishes
  • Polished - A shiny and Reflective finish
  • Matte- A non -reflective finish
  • Antiqued- Usually in silver, a black color is applied in the grooves
  • Hammered- A uniform, dented look
  • Patina- lovely green with an antique look
  • Brushed- Satin finish, some with visible brush stroke
Differences in our Bracelets
  • Bangle- A constant connected piece- meant to be slipped over the hand.
  • Half-Cuff- A metal plate usually with some sort of connectors.
  • Cuff- a C shaped metal piece that can be slightly opened for wearing.
Dichroic
Made of glass- The main characteristic of Dichroic Glass is that it has a transmitted color and a completely different reflective color. Furthermore, these two colors shift depending on angle of view.
Abalone

Any of various edible marine gastropod molluscs of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell that is perforated with a row of respiratory holes.

Mother of Pearl
Mother of Pearl can be found in all shell sea creatures, as its actually a mineral the creature secretes and can help fight off infection. However not all Abalone has Mother of Pearl. They are very similar in looks,  the only difference is Abalone shows a variety of colors, but Mother of Pearl has a milky white color.

Hand Made
PLEASE NOTE- Due to the handmade nature of our products, there will always be some variation in color, texture, weight, design or packaging between batches.  However, we  endeavor to maintain as much consistency as reasonably possible.

 

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