Know Everything About The Art of Organic Jewelry
If gold and
silver jewelry is too expensive, then organic jewelry can provide the
same decoration for a much cheaper price. Organic jewelry started
from the Native Americans by using connecting simple seashells
together. Today, organic
jewelry has evolved into a major role in the fashion industry.
The most popular type of organic jewelry today would be in the form
pearls come from? Pearls come from an irritation in an oysters
shell. The irritation is then covered with calcium carbonate which
after many years turns into a pearl. Pearls were first used for
jewelry by the Native Americans that first settled the land.
Thousands of years later, they are now considered a must-have fashion accessory.
used in many forms of jewelry including Necklaces, bracelets, and rings.
necklaces are very popular, and they come in a variety of forms
such as Bib, Choker, Matinee, Opera, Princess, and Rope.
bracelets also work very well as fabulous fashion accessories. The
classic single strand of different pearls can be used to match any outfit.
You can never
go wrong with a pearl ring. A gorgeous pearl ring set with gold or
sterling silver will made any woman happy.
If pearls are
not your thing, there are many other forms of organic jewelry such as
bamboo and hardwood. Bamboo is not considered a type of wood, but is
instead a type of grass. There are many types of bamboo that are
yellow, tan, green, brown, and even purple providing a great fashion
accessory. The most common use of bamboo for organic jewelry is
earrings. Although they are relatively easy to take care for, the
wearer has to re oil the earring periodically for easy insertion. If
you like designs, bamboos can have great designs burnt in them. The
best part is that bamboo earrings only cost around fifteen dollars.
expensive alternative to bamboo is actual hardwood. Wood plugs are
usually hand crafted and each piece is unique. Plugs work best on dry
areas of the body like ears and might cause an allergic reaction.
Like bamboo, hardwood jewelry has to be re oiled from time to time.
Common oils used are olive oil, peanut oil, and jojoba oil. There are
six major types of wood used for jewelry: Chakte Kok, Chechon, Ebony,
Granadillo, Katalox and Maple each of these a different color.
ChakteKok is a
glowing reddish yellow and is lightweight. Chechen is brown and gives
a natural look. Ebony is black and is the heaviest. Grandillo is dark
brown. Katalox is very dark brown and is almost black. Katalox is the
rarest type and is hard to obtain. Maple is light brown and is almost yellow.
interested in wood plugs, they come in many different shapes: Saddle
shaped, cylinder shaped, flared, nail shaped, taper shaped, and spike
shaped. When ordering wood plugs, you must specify in diameter and length.
These are just
a few examples of modern organic jewelry.
There are many other types of organic jewelry including bones,
horns, stone, and amber. While each type of organic jewelry is
different, they all serve as a great alternative to expensive silver
and gold jewelry.