(shown with faun colored ribbon)
For additional ribbon colors not shown here, please take a look here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/87825163/hand-dyed-silk-ribbons-extra-ribbons
~Silver & Silk~ wrap bracelets are made with 99.9% pure, hand-formed, recycled, eco-friendly silver. The silk ribbons are hand dyed and sewn. Just wrap the silk ribbon around your wrist where you want, slide the silver piece where you want it, and tie the ribbon in the back. The ends can be tucked under the wrap or left hanging. The silk is luxuriously soft, crinkly and delicate on the skin, and very comfortable. They are even comfortable to wear when doing yoga. Your silver piece can be switched out with additional silk ribbons for a different look to go with your outfit or mood with endless possibilities. Extra silk ribbons cost $6.50 each, and are 35-42 inches long. These wrap bracelets are very versatile and go with anything. They also make wonderful gifts for that special person! The ribbons are washable by hand with mild detergent.
Please note that I make each silver piece to order and each will have slight differences, making your piece unique and one-of-a-kind. Also note that although they are represented as accurately as possible, the ribbon colors may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of different dye batches and differences in computer monitor color settings.
All items arrive gift boxed!
About Metal Clay/Fine Silver and my process:
These unique items are made from metal clay. Metal clay is made from eco-friendly reclaimed silver. The pure silver particles recovered from the photo developing process and mixed with a binder made of water and plant-based organic materials. In raw form, it's malleable like clay. When fired, it becomes a fine [.999] silver piece of metal.
Every piece is unique. Each piece is made from raw silver with loving care and attention to every detail from start to finish by hand. They are shaped, sanded, and fired in a kiln at 1650 degrees for hours for maximum strength and durability. They are then hand polished, tumbled with steel shot for more shine and work-hardened strength, then oxidized and polished by hand again. The finished product is 99.9% pure fine silver that does not tarnish as easily as sterling. Tiny lines and flaws are characteristic of metal clay and add to its artisan feel. No two pieces are ever alike.
The difference between fine silver and sterling silver is that fine silver is 99.9% pure silver. Sterling is 92.5% silver, with the rest being other metals such as copper and tin. They look and wear the same. You can polish and care for them the same, but fine silver is more tarnish-resistant than sterling. Fine silver is almost pure silver, which makes it a more precious and valuable metal than sterling silver.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions, and thanks for looking!
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