Photo etched with nitric acid and shaped by hand. Hammered and tumbled for strength but with enough give to get on and off comfortably. Darkened with liver of sulfur and sanded to bring out the contrast. Treated with Renaissance wax to preserve the color.
Your cuff may vary slightly from the one pictured.
Most skin discoloration from jewelry isn't caused by an allergy-it's a reaction between our skin and the metals used in jewelry, especially when the jewelry touches areas that perspire. Some people have body chemistry that's more prone to staining than others. Salt content of the air, humidity, body lotion and many other environmental factors can also play a part.
Renaissance Wax protects the piece with a thin layer of jewelry grade wax, other options include a layer of spray lacquer or liquid enamel (clear nail polish) on the parts of the jewelry that make contact with the skin, done in thin layers to prevent flaking. All coatings will wear down in time depending on usage, but they can easily be reapplied.
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