Posted by Kari Rogas on
As many of you know I let this business go about 7 months back when I decided to take a full time job outside of this business. It was a choice I felt was best at the time. I loved my job. I jumped in with both feet trying to be the best I could and learn as much as I could. However, sadly, as many people know when you work for someone else...specifically a large company..you are at their mercy. As I quickly found out..they don't care about you. They care about their bottom line. No surprise there, right?...
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Posted by Kari Warnstedt on
Sterling silver name/word rings are one of the most involved pieces of jewelry I create! The first step is to cut the wire to approximately the correct size. After that each letter is carefully hand-stamped one letter at a time! To ensure it reaches the correct position it has to be held in the right spot with the right amount of force. After stamping each letter the wire is shaped from a flat piece of wire to a round shape with a special pair of pliers. A special paste is then applied to the opening where the two wire ends...
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- Tags: Daughter, Family, Kids, Klose To My Heart, Mom, Mother, Name Ring, Son, Sterling Silver