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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Making the Cut...or Not
by Kris Schmid

Making the Cut...or Not We see a good number of people who need their rings cut off their fingers. If you leave a ring on all the time you run the risk of getting it stuck on your finger and it getting so worn that gemstones will fall out.

Getting a ring cut off from your finger is no fun and damages the ring. A ring that is too tight can also damage your finger.

Here is a nifty trick if you get a ring stuck on your finger. Take some elastic fabric, similar to respirator straps or the elastic used for sweatpants and wrap it tightly around the finger from the outside of the knuckle to the ring. Feed the end through the ring and p...
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Thursday, May 05, 2011
First Blog Entry and a little silver talk...
by Kris Schmid
This is my first blog and something I’ve been meaning to do for a few years now. I plan to use this space for informative tips and info and will gladly answer any questions the readers may have.

One thing we’ve noticed is that we have seen some damaged silver hollow ware and flatware come in for polishing recently. It is a good idea to store silver that is not being used for display in flannel bags treated to resist tarnish. An alternative is to store items in a ziplock bag with tarnish preventing strips. Never wrap silver in cling wrap or store it in a hot attic. It is best to store silver in a cool dry place. Also remember to empty and rinse out silver salt shakers and cellars after use. Salt damages silver and will leave a pitted appearance if left in too long.
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