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How to Care for Semiprecious Gemstones in Jewelry - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

How to Care for Semiprecious Gemstones in Jewelry

Written by Rina luban
Maintain the natural beauty and radiance of your semiprecious gemstone jewelry with gentle care and regular cleaning. Here's a helpful guide to keep your vibrant and unique stones looking beautiful and safe. It also includes specific information for some of my favorite stones.
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Everything you Need to Know About Amethyst for Jewelry - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Everything you Need to Know About Amethyst for Jewelry

Written by Rina luban
Amethyst, with its captivating violet hues, is more than just a gemstone—it's a symbol of serenity and affection. This remarkable stone has enchanted hearts for centuries with its soothing energies and deep symbolism. Learn more about it's energies, how to care for it, different kinds of stones, and why you should wear it in your jewelry.
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How To Measure For, Adjust, and Put On a Cuff Bracelet - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

How To Measure For, Adjust, and Put On a Cuff Bracelet

Written by Rina luban
Metal cuff bracelets have long been a timeless accessory, adding a touch of sophistication and style to any outfit. However, finding the perfect fit for your wrist can be a bit tricky. In this guide, we'll explore the art of measuring your wrist for a cuff bracelet, adjusting it for the ideal fit, and the dos and don'ts of putting on and taking off any cuff bracelet.
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How to Keep Your Necklace Chain Clasp in Back - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

How to Keep Your Necklace Chain Clasp in Back

Written by Rina luban
There's nothing more frustrating than when you're wearing a beautiful necklace, and the clasp keeps making an unsightly appearance in the front. Not only does it disrupt the aesthetic of your jewelry, but it can also be a constant annoyance. Fortunately, there are several ingenious ways to keep your necklace chain clasp in the back, ensuring that your jewelry always looks its best. 
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Which Gemstones Fit Your Personality? - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Which Gemstones Fit Your Personality?

Written by Rina luban
Do you love gemstones? the colors, patterns, sparkle? I know I do, not only for their beauty but also for the unique energies they are believed to carry. From the vibrant green of aventurine to the soothing blue of aquamarine, each gemstone is associated with different qualities and traits. So lets delve into the intriguing connection between 5 distinct personality types and the gemstones that align with them.
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Seven Bracelet Styles: Perfect Fit Measuring - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Seven Bracelet Styles: Perfect Fit Measuring

Written by Rina luban
Finding the right style of bracelet and the right fit is crucial to ensure comfort and enhance your style. Here are the 7 most common bracelet types and how each should fit on the wrist, allowing you to make informed choices and rock your wrist wear with confidence and style.
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Why You Should Buy and Wear  Mountain Jewelry - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Why You Should Buy and Wear Mountain Jewelry

Written by Rina luban
Although mountain jewelry is a unique and beautiful way to express your love for the great outdoors and the majesty of the mountains., I started making and wearing mountain jewelry for very personal reasons.
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Embrace the Magic of the Sea: Why You Should Wear Ocean-Themed Jewelry - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Embrace the Magic of the Sea: Why You Should Wear Ocean-Themed Jewelry

Written by Rina luban

The allure of the ocean has captivated artists, dreamers, and nature-lovers alike. One way to carry a piece of the ocean with you wherever you go is by adorning yourself with ocean-themed jewelry. Beyond mere fashion accessories, these unique pieces possess a deeper significance that resonates with nature lovers and those seeking a connection to the sea. Here are  just a few reasons  comp why you should embrace the magic of the beach and wear ocean-themed jewelry.

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Tips for Wearing Jewelry to the Beach - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Tips for Wearing Jewelry to the Beach

Written by Rina luban
If you’re heading to the coast and not sure what metals or semiprecious gemstone jewelry (not fashion jewelry) you should be thinking about wearing or packing, here are some tips for wearing jewelry to the beach.
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How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

How to Choose Earrings for Your Face Shape

Written by Rina luban
Do you ever wonder why you like how you look at some pairs of earrings but not others? Well hold on to your studs, because you’re going to find out it most likely has to do with your face shape! 
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Everything You Want to Know About Moonstone - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Everything You Want to Know About Moonstone

Written by Rina luban
Moonstone is a magical gemstone to bring into your life. If you are someone who craves a little more goddess or femine energy, wants to stay tuned to the bigger picture, and who may need a little extra help when it comes to embracing positive energy around change, the Moonstone could be just the gem to bring radiant light into your life.
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Everything You Need to Know About Gold:Types, Karat, Care - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Everything You Need to Know About Gold:Types, Karat, Care

Written by Rina luban

While different pieces of gold jewelry might appear similar on the surface, they can vary significantly in quality and cost, depending on the process used to make them.

While I’m a silver girl, I absolutely love mixed metal jewelry with gold accents. So here’s what you need to know when buying a piece of jewelry that is all gold or partially gold.

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The Complete Guide Layering Necklaces: How to do and how to prevent tangling. - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

The Complete Guide Layering Necklaces: How to do and how to prevent tangling.

Written by Rina luban

There is absolutely no denying that layering necklaces gives you a bit of extra confidence and makes you feel a little bit more special. 

At the end of the day there is no right or wrong, however sometimes you need a guide, so here are some pointers:

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Rose Quartz - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Everything You Wanted to Know About Rose Quartz

Written by Rina luban

Do you believe in love? LOL silly question, right?  Did you know that Rose Quartz is a stone of love, a powerful crystal for anyone seeking to bring more love into their life. Rose Quartz helps guide you to deepen relationships and embrace kindness, compassion, tenderness, and love toward yourself and those around you. It’s a stone of both giving and receiving love.

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Eight Ways to Prevent Tarnish and Keep Your Silver Jewelry Clean - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Eight Ways to Prevent Tarnish and Keep Your Silver Jewelry Clean

Written by Rina luban

Tarnish on silver is caused when the metal reacts with sulfur, a chemical found in the air, wool, and foods such as onions and eggs. Of course, there is no getting around exposing it to air! But don’t despair as there is a lot to do to keep your jewelry looking awesome whenever you reach to wear it!

Here are 8 ways to prevent tarnish and keep your jewelry looking amazing:

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Druzy Quartz Gemstone - Everything You Need To Know - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Druzy Quartz Gemstone - Everything You Need To Know

Written by Rina luban
Druzy Quartz is a Stone of Relaxation, these natural wonders bring peace and harmony to the environment. They have a small crystal formation that intrigues the imagination, elevates the min, and stimulates creativity. Read more if you’d like to feel a little sparkly, peaceful and calm, as well as emotional uplift in your life.
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How Pure Whimsy Jewelry Gives Back. Supporting Save Ak Spots - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

How Pure Whimsy Jewelry Gives Back. Supporting Save Ak Spots

Written by Rina luban
The outdoor, natural places have provided me, and so many of you, with peace, calm, joy, and are an important part of your everyday life. So it became important to me to help to preserve such places.  As a very small solo-art-preneur I’ve wanted to donate a percentage of my direct sales to another small, non-profit organization that I believe in.
 
I am so thrilled to donate a portion of my direct sales quarterly to Save AK Spots, a nonprofit organization on a mission to positively impact Alaska’s future environmental health
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All About Adjustable Rings: Adjusting, Pros, Cons - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

All About Adjustable Rings: Adjusting, Pros, Cons

Written by Rina luban

An adjustable ring also called a free-size ring, is a ring that isn't closed to allow you to adjust and expand the ring to about half a ring size.

So, if you are looking for a ring and your finger is technically a size 10, but you have bigger knuckles (due to arthritis, etc), you’d probably love an adjustable ring because it can expand slightly, fitting over your knuckles easily. This makes them significantly more versatile than the traditional rings,

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Malachite to Help You Let Go - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

Malachite to Help You Let Go

Written by Rina luban

Malachite is a green copper carbonate mineral. It has opaque transparency and sometimes has a patterned surface. Malachite is a rich shade of green and its superpowers are protection, physical healing, transformation, and positive change. 

✅Malachite does an amazing job of encouraging you to let go of old traumas and patterns and to step outside your comfort zone. It is thought to help the body physically heal!

 

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What is Argentium Sterling Silver? - Pure Whimsy Jewelry

What is Argentium Sterling Silver?

Written by Rina luban
choose to work in Argentium Sterling Silver vs. traditional Sterling Silver because I truly feel it produces a more beautiful, durable piece of jewelry. Here is a little information on Argentium.
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