Gel bracelets or jelly bracelets or Awareness bracelets
Gel bracelets or jelly bracelets are an inexpensive type of wristband similar to a large diameter O-ring. Awareness bracelets gained in popularity in the 2004 when the Lance Armstrong Foundation introduced its trademark yellow silicone Livestrong wristband to raise support for cancer research. They come in a variety of colors, and dozens can be worn on each arm.
They have been popular in waves throughout the Western world and elsewhere since the 1980s. By early 2005, silicone wristbands became popular with many charities, such as Make Poverty History and the BBC's Beat Bullying campaign. One style of these wristbands, known as awareness bracelets, carry embossed messages demonstrating the wearer's support of a cause or charitable organization. In general, the color of the band describes its cause, and the colors are often the same as the colors of awareness ribbons.
Taking care of gemstones
Steam cleaning is quite effective but can result in thermal shock because of the often-quick temperature change. It can result in cracking because parts of the stone are forced to expand at different times. Most gemstones can be immersed in a solution of mild detergent and warm water.
Likewise with pearls; although soaking can result in discoloration, so this should always be avoided. After soaking for a few minutes, gently clean the stone with a soft brush. Pearls should be dried after cleaning, using a soft towel, and air-blown dry. Extra care should be taken to remove dirt from the bottom of the setting, a common place for build-up to occur.
Handmade wedding rings
To engrave each other's initials on the outside or inside of the rings the brides and grooms can also get handmade wedding rings. Handmade rings are very expensive because they are designed as per the desires of an individual. A handmade ring gives a personal touch and becomes a unique, memorable and valuable possession for them.
Not all wedding rings were plain gold during the 19 th century. According to the style of handmade rings the wedding gowns of the bride can also be designed. And this gives the whole wedding affair a thematic touch. When you place an order for the handmade wedding rings you have to consider that once these handmade wedding rings are made it is not possible to give back or even exchange them because they are a personal item. Typically antique wedding rings from the 19 th century and the 20 th century were plain gold bands.