Ear Cuffs are a very unique way to wear ear jewellery without a piercing. They slip on gently – sparkling and shimmering as they play with the light.
Some of these tips you may already know and I’m sure that some you won’t know. Please take a moment to read them and if they are helpful, share them with your friends.
Never boil earrings to clean them!
Taking Care Of Ear Cuffs
Use rubbing alcohol or other disinfectants to clean earrings each time before you wear them. Take them off before going to sleep. This prevents damage to either you or your earrings!
The safest technique for most earrings is to rinse them in a solution of soapy warm water. Scrub with a very soft brush (if needed). Rinse with warm water and lay the earrings out to dry on a towel.
Opals, Emeralds & Pearls
Never clean opals, emeralds or pearls in ultrasonic cleaners or with most jewellery cleaners.
Sterling Silver becomes tarnished when exposed to humidity. When you’re not wearing your earrings, store them in moisture-absorbing cloth. We have found cotton to be the best.
How To Wear Ear Pins
The Earpins go on in a unique way. For PIERCED EARS, Slide the small wire into front of the ear lobe through the pierced hole and slide towards the back of the ear, like ordinary french wire earrings and then flip them up and slide them into your ear like a Bobbi pin. For NON-PIERCED EARS, slide them onto the lobe like a Bobbi pin… they look pierced!
How To Wear Ear Cuffs
Need help getting ear cuffs on? Start at the top of the ear (you may wish to pull your ear taught) where the cartilage is thin and slide the open part of the cuff all the way flush to your ear.
Then take the unique earring and slide the cuff down to the middle of your ear, while simultaneously turning the design toward your face.
This helps guide the ear cuff over the ridge in your cartilage and allows it to drop into the canal where it sits. No piercing is needed for these unique earrings!
Test that the unique earrings are secure by gently pulling them horizontally. You should feel a slight resistance. If it comes off – start over!
Remember – these unique earrings shouldn’t pinch. Once they are on you can adjust them further to look the way you want them to. Remember – your unique earring ear cuff should be so comfortable you forget they are there!
Home Remedy For Cleaning Silver
To brighten silver jewellery, dilute equal parts of concentrated lemon juice and hot (not boiling) water. Let the jewellery sit in the solution for approximately 15 minutes. Rinse in warm water then polish clean.
Another Home Cleaning Solution
A home solution of one part mild detergent, one part household ammonia, and three parts water are also effective for many earring cleaning needs. Dry your earrings with a lint-free towel.
Using Hair Spray
Put your earrings on after you apply hair spray. Chemicals in the spray may cause damage, especially to cultured pearls. Wipe your pearls with a soft chamois or flannel cloth after each wearing to remove your oils and salts.
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