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Unkinking a Miami Cuban Link Chain Necklace – Untangling a Miami Cuban Chain Necklace

What is a kink? A kink is sometimes referred to as a tangle, a kink is more of sharp twist, curve, bend, or curl in something that is otherwise straight. In a Miami Cuban Chain, a kink may look something similar like this:     Why do kinks occur? Kinks occur for many reasons. Kinks can be results of movements of the person to the storage of the chain to the pendant moving through the chain. It is normal and common and can be easily fixed.   Instructions: This instruction is specifically for kinks in Miami Cuban links, each chain may kink a little different and therefore different techniques or methods to unkinking it might be needed. I also have...

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How to clean your Silver Jewelry with a Silver Dip Cleaner?

How to clean your Silver Jewelry with a Silver Dip Cleaner?  Materials: ·       Tarnished silver jewelry or dirty silver jewelry ·       Gloves ·       Silver Dip Cleaner (any brand, but I prefer this Silver Dip Cleaner on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2EGhFeE) ·       Clean cloth or napkins  ·       Polish cloth (any brand, but I prefer this polish cloth https://amzn.to/3kVYUmZ)  ·       Clean water (use your sink) Silver dip cleaners typical have harsh chemicals and if you have little ones like me, I always recommend wearing gloves when using the cleaner and secure the cleaner out of children’s reach. Go to your sink, locate a tarnished silver jewelry piece, or silver jewelry that looks dirty, put it on the side, open the silver dip cleaner. Most silver cleaners come with a net holder, place...

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Does Sterling Silver Tarnish?

Does sterling silver tarnish? This is a very common question that I receive nearly every day. Let me explain, I’ve had customers swear that sterling silver does not tarnish and I’ve had customers say they wore a chain for a few hours and it turned black. Will sterling silver tarnish?  In this video I answer this simple question, I will give you a brief understanding on the answer – (YouTube Video). I hope this video gives you some clarity. When you google search online, you might find the same answer, some people are saying yes it does tarnish while others are saying it does not tarnish. But since you are here, the short answer is YES, sterling silver does tarnish....

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Two Figaro sterling silver chain designs

I am excited to add to the Luke Zion Jewelry Figaro chain collection, I am really surprised how well the first mid diamond cut Figaro chain did, so I went ahead and sought after a new diamond cut design. After searching for a unique cut, I found it. In this video I give you a closer look on the two Figaro sterling silver designs.  Enjoy this YouTube video - (Watch Now)  Feel free to reach out with any questions, I am here to help.  LZJ Figaro collection - (View Now)

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What is sterling silver?

Silver is a natural resource which is a material that is made through nature and historically has been and is currently used for economic gain. Many countries including the United States have had or currently have their banks backed up by silver and gold. With that being said, sterling silver alone is metal that obtains value in the market place. Sterling silver has been used to create jewelry for many years now. If you have been in the market for jewelry, you might have come across sterling silver jewelry. Sterling silver is composed of 92.5 silver and 7.5 alloy metal. The main reasons manufacturers and jewelers do not make pure silver jewelry is because pure silver is soft. The jewelry...

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