Enameled Blue & Green Christmas Lights Charm Sterling Silver

Enameled Blue & Green Christmas Lights Charm Sterling Silver

$10.75

Enameled Blue & Green Christmas Lights, Sterling Silver 9/16″ x 11/16″, Flat casting. An unusual addition to a Christmas Charm Bracelet or Jewelry Collection.

SKU Mov01 Category

Enhance your Christmas jewelry this season with Xinar’s holiday and Christmas charms! Our Enameled Blue & Green Christmas Lights charm in sterling silver is a flat-back casting measuring 9/16″ x 11/16″. This is a rare charm, unique by all intents, and it would be a marvelous addition to bracelets, necklaces, and other Christmas-inspired craft or jewelry creations. This charm’s two colors are bright and lively and provide just the proper depth to close a design perfectly.

Sterling silver designs often benefit from a splash of enamel and color. Still, you must make sure that there’s balance in the color distribution, and the colors provide just the right level of emphasis on the bracelet or necklace.

Xinar.com has been selling high-quality jewelry-making supplies on the internet since the 1990s, and you are guaranteed to get lead-free and nickel-free 925 sterling silver charms from our extensive jewelry-making catalog. Whether you’re making vintage jewelry, modern Christmas jewelry, or others, we have what you need. Should you need help completing a design and don’t know where to find it here, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

What’s the Story of Christmas Lights?

Putting up  Christmas lights are one of the first things that people plan during the holidays.

Every year, people dig them out or decorate their trees and homes with these colorful and cheery reminders of the festive season, depending on the latest trend. Christmas lights began their lives as candles. Then, wax or pins were used to secure the candles to the tree. The tradition started in Germany in the 17th century, and over the next 200 years or more, it became a well-established practice in Germany before spreading to other Eastern European countries.

The tradition began to lend light to the ornaments that were set on the Christmas tree. This practice continued until roughly 1900, when candleholders became popular, and people used them to hold candles to trees instead of wax or pins. The goal, on the other hand, remained the same. It aimed to illuminate and draw attention to the exquisite works of art that adorned the tree.

Glass balls and lanterns did not begin to replace candles on Christmas trees as the primary means of illuminating and beautifying these lovely symbols of Christmas with the public until approximately 1915. Then, with the development of the light bulb and electricity, the world of Christmas lights became genuinely excellent. The first Christmas tree that was equipped with modern electric lights was first seen by the public in New York, in 1882.

Edward Johnson, a friend of Thomas Edison, turned these on for the first time in history. The Christmas tree was decorated with lovely red, white, and blue lights, still popular today. It also resulted in producing the first string of Christmas lights, which could be mass-produced and sold around 1890. Of course, this was the beginning of the great custom of stringing Christmas lights around houses and trees to brighten and bring cheer to the holiday season.

President Grover Cleveland illuminated the first White House Christmas tree with electric lights in 1895.

Although the initial sets of Christmas lights were out of reach for most people, by 1900, several department stores were utilizing them to spice up their holiday displays and attract customers. Finally, however, in 1903, the American Eveready firm created the first Christmas light set.

The first sets were expensive, costing $12 for 24 lights (approximately $80.00 in today’s money), and were out of reach for most folks. However, a brilliant idea was born, and Christmas lights were made available for rent at a much lower cost, allowing them to be used by everyone to brighten up holiday displays in homes and businesses. GE designed and manufactured these lights. Clear, frosted, green, blue, purple, ruby, and opal were the seven colors available.

 

Specifications

• Purity -925 Silver Charm
• Size 1/4″ x 1/2″
• Weight 2.8 grams each
• 3-D
• Nickel & Lead-Free
• Jump Ring Included

About The Company

Fast Shipping and a Price Guarantee

At Xinar, we value your time and money. That’s why we offer a convenient and cost-effective shipping option for all of our customers. We understand that when you place an order, you want it to arrive quickly and efficiently. We use USPS First Class Mail whenever possible to ensure that your items are delivered on time. This method of shipping provides expedited delivery and tracking. You also have a choice of Priority Mail at Checkout

Questions, please get in touch with us

We want to make sure our customers get the best service possible. That’s why if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team of experienced professionals is here to answer any questions you might have about our shipping and Best Price Guarantee services.

About the Product

Tests for  925 Sterling Silver

Buying quality silver alloys is important. The type of silver used will determine the longevity and beauty of your jewelry item. Today, there are many options for buying sterling silver beads and findings, from sterling silver chains to corrugated beads, curved tubes, round, oval, and many more. Here are some pointers on how to check the authenticity of the 925 Silver Beads and finding you might choose to use.

 

Magnet Test

The first test that you can use is the magnet test. Take a small magnet and bring it close to the sterling silver item. If the item does not stick to the magnet, it indicates that it contains some silver, confirming its authenticity. However, if the item sticks to the magnet, then this means that there is no silver present in it, and hence it is fake.

 

Acid Test

An acid test is a quick and easy way to determine if an item is made of sterling silver. Sterling silver should contain at least 92.5% pure silver and must be marked with the word “sterling” or “925” to indicate that it is genuine sterling silver. The acid test involves rubbing a drop of nitric acid on the surface of the metal and analyzing the color that appears. If it turns green, then the item has a higher copper content than sterling silver and thus is not real sterling silver. If it turns a milky white color, then it is likely real sterling silver. This method can be used to quickly determine if beads and findings are made from genuine sterling silver before making a purchase.

 

Rub Test

The rub test is important for buying sterling silver beads and findings. It’s a simple test that can quickly reveal whether your jewelry is made from real sterling silver. To do the rub test, simply rub the piece of jewelry in question against a soft cloth. If the jewelry leaves a black mark on the cloth, then it isn’t made of sterling silver – it’s likely made of some other metal alloy that has been plated with silver or coated with a patina to give it an appearance similar to sterling silver. However, if the jewelry leaves behind a gray/silver mark on the fabric, then you can be sure that your beads and findings are made of real sterling silver.

 

Ice Test

When it comes to purchasing sterling silver beads and findings, it’s important to ensure that you are getting a genuine piece. One way to do this is an ice test. This simple test involves rubbing a piece of ice over the metal surface of the bead or finding; if it’s genuine silver, the metal should remain cool to the touch even after several seconds have passed. If the metal warms up or turns dark, then you know that it isn’t pure sterling silver.

 

The ice test is a great way for buyers to check for authenticity before making a purchase, but keep in mind that other tests can also be used. A magnet test, acid testing, and x-ray fluorescence.

 

Conclusion

When it comes to buying sterling silver beads and findings, there are a few things to consider. First, decide what type of materials you want and how much you’re willing to spend. Then, look for reputable suppliers who offer quality products at reasonable prices. Consider whether or not the supplier offers discounts, free shipping, and other promotions. Do some research on the company’s return policy in case something isn’t right with your order. Finally, make sure you read all descriptions carefully to ensure that the product is exactly as described. With these tips in mind, shopping for sterling silver beads and findings should be easy!

Additional Information

How this Charm is Made

Lost wax casting is a time-honored craft that has been used for centuries by skilled artisans to create precise metal objects. Also known as “investment casting,” lost wax casting is the process of creating a detailed metal object from a wax model. This method can produce highly detailed results and has a wide variety of applications, from fine jewelry to aerospace components. For jewelry makers, lost wax casting helps create unique and eye-catching pieces without relying on expensive tools or equipment.

 

What Is the Process of Lost Wax Casting?

Lost wax casting is a process used to create metal parts with tight tolerances, thinner walls, and superior dimensional accuracy from 3D computer-aided design (CAD). The process begins with the selection of a die based on the desired part. Warm wax is then poured into the die to form the pattern for the part. The waxed pattern is dipped in a liquid ceramic slurry and coated with several layers of silica sand. After it dries, it’s placed in an oven to melt away the wax under extremely high temperatures, leaving an empty mold cavity. Lastly, molten metal such as bronze or stainless steel is poured into the cavity created by the melted wax, letting it cool and harden before being removed from its cast.

 

After casting, minimal finishing processes are required since lost wax casting offers a mechanical accuracy close to the desired finished component, reducing cost and production time. Lost wax casting also allows complex shapes and geometries with sharp details that are typically difficult or expensive to achieve using other processes, such as machined parts or injection molding. Its benefits also include allowing designers various options for surface finishes depending on their requirements while reducing costs associated with material procurement, as multiple materials can be cast within one mold at no extra cost.

 

Finishing and Polishing Silver Castings

The lost wax casting method produces silver castings that need to undergo a thorough finishing and polishing process to preserve their top-notch look. This process usually entails surface buffing, sanding, or burnishing to achieve a polished and seamless appearance.

Machine polishing is a crucial stage in the lost wax casting manufacturing process for crafting sterling silver products. This technique is utilized to refine and smooth sterling silver items to achieve a uniform, the glossy surface reflecting light and improving the piece’s aesthetics.

Step into the world of the lost wax casting of sterling silver pieces, where the burnishing process reigns supreme. Before the ultimate shine is achieved, the sterling silver piece must first undergo a magical transformation. With a combination of materials and tools, the burnishing process creates a flawless canvas, just waiting to be polished to perfection.

Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

Additional information

Related Products

$9.25

Christmas Nativity Scene Charm. Detailed sterling silver charm, made in the USA, 9/16″ x 9/16″, 3-D casting. A great charm for Christmas or holiday jewelry designs.

Add to cart

$5.75

Santa Claus Charm. Sterling silver charm, made in the USA, 3/16″ x 1/2″, 3-D casting. A wonderful gift for Christmas or holiday jewelry designs.

Add to cart

$4.95

Holiday Wreath Charm, Sterling silver casting made in the USA, 3/8″ x 1/4″, 3-D casting. An addition to your Christmas bracelets or a Holiday Gift.

Read on for more details.

Add to cart

$3.50

Flat-backed Snowflake Charm. Detailed sterling silver charm, made in the USA, 1/2″ x 1 1/16″, flat backcasting. A great charm for Christmas or holiday jewelry designs.
Add to cart

Xinar's Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $3.95, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

Your Cart

Your cart is empty.

Subtotal
$0.00
0