Sterling Silver Jewelry Today

Written by Sam Serio

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armoire. It is a good idea to have one cleaning cloth for gold and one for silver. 2.) For a slightly more "in-depth" cleaning you may want to use a liquid jewelry cleaner. 3.) For cleaning badly tarnished silver, here's a neat little trick a)Coverrepparttar inside bottom of a heatproof glass dish on bowl with a piece of aluminum foil, shiny side up. b)Placerepparttar 145806 tarnished silver inrepparttar 145807 bottom ofrepparttar 145808 dish, contactingrepparttar 145809 aluminum foil. c)Add 1 heaping tablespoon of baking soda, and then slowly pour boiling water to coverrepparttar 145810 piece. The tarnish will gradually collect onrepparttar 145811 aluminum foil. d)Remove your silver, rinse thoroughly, and polish.

Here are Some Tips for Greater Enjoyment of your Sterling Silver Jewelry

1.) Are your silver chains all tied-up in knots? If so, here's a nifty little trick for straightening them out. Dust your chain with a little talcum powder and then try to unknot it. Ifrepparttar 145812 knot is stubborn, place a small drop of baby oil on a sheet of wax paper. Layrepparttar 145813 knot inrepparttar 145814 oil and work it out with two pins; then cleanrepparttar 145815 chain as instructed below.

2.) Always apply make-up, perfumes, oils or colognes before you put on your jewelry. We hope you have enjoyed this special report. Please feel free to share it with your friends!

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Buying Bras Online

Written by Reno Charlton

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As well as saving time and inconvenience by ordering your bra online, you can also save money. Because online retailers generally have far lower overheads than bricks-and-mortar shops, they can afford to offer generous discounts to customers, so you could findrepparttar perfect bra at an absolute bargain price.

A Bit of Bra History:

The idea of a bra - although not as we know it today started as early as 2500BC where female warriors in Crete fashioned a garment that uplifted their breasts, pushing them upwards and outwards. Moving forward, women in Greece and Rome began to strap bands around their breasts in order to minimizerepparttar 145766 size and keep them in place.

Inrepparttar 145767 sixteenth century, corsets became allrepparttar 145768 rage for women, and these remainedrepparttar 145769 main items of breast control and enhancement for several centuries - not just forrepparttar 145770 effect they had onrepparttar 145771 breasts but also forrepparttar 145772 slimming effect they had onrepparttar 145773 waist. However, asrepparttar 145774 centuries went on, corsets became more and more restrictive until it got torepparttar 145775 point where they were damagingrepparttar 145776 internal organs of those that squeezed themselves in to them.

In 1889, a corset-maker known as Herminie Cadolle invented a garment that supportedrepparttar 145777 breasts inrepparttar 145778 more traditional way that we know today - byrepparttar 145779 shoulders. This was followed several years later byrepparttar 145780 patenting ofrepparttar 145781 "breast supporter" by Marie Tucek, a garment that was fashioned very likerepparttar 145782 bras of today. Then, in 1912repparttar 145783 word brassiere was included forrepparttar 145784 first time inrepparttar 145785 Oxford dictionary, and rest is indeed history.

Of courserepparttar 145786 bra has changed enormously overrepparttar 145787 years, having been transformed from something that resembled a couple of small sacks with attached straps torepparttar 145788 wild and sexy lingerie that we see for sale today. In days long gone, bras were a necessity and that's all they were. However, overrepparttar 145789 past century all that has changed; Hollywood icons, world-famous supermodels, and top designers have helped to turnrepparttar 145790 simple bra in to a sexy, figure-enhancing garment that makes us feel as good as it can make us look.

You can now get all sorts of bras, from full-figure bras and nursing bras to backless bras and push-up bras. Whatever type of look you are trying to achieve, there is certain to be a bra type that will serverepparttar 145791 purpose. Your breasts can be minimized, maximized, pushed up, shoved out, and even inflated atrepparttar 145792 touch of a button!

Reno Charlton is an award-winning author and freelance writer providing consumer information on such topics as plus size full figure bras, nursing and maternity bras, and strapless and backless bras.

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