Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm

Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm

$23.95

Capture the iconic Copper Harbor Lighthouse in miniature! Our Sterling Silver Charm adds nautical flair to any jewelry collection.
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.

Where History Meets Adventure: The Allure of the Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm

For those who hold the rugged beauty of Isle Royale National Park close to their hearts, the rhythmic crash of waves against ancient rock formations, the call of loons echoing across pristine wilderness, and the whisper of history lingering in the wind, the Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm transcends a simple piece of jewelry. It’s a tangible reminder of cherished memories, a symbol of unwavering resilience, and a connection to a place where time seems to stand still amidst the breathtaking scenery of Lake Superior.

Symbolic Significance: A Sentinel at the Edge of Forever

Lighthouses have captivated imaginations for centuries. Their unwavering presence, standing resolute against the ever-changing waters, embodies a powerful message of hope and steadfastness. The Copper Harbor Lighthouse, perched on a dramatic point at the tip of Isle Royale National Park, exemplifies this very spirit. Built in 1848, it’s a testament to the ingenuity and perseverance required to navigate the unforgiving waters of Lake Superior and guide ships through treacherous currents and thick fog.

The Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm captures the essence of this iconic landmark in meticulous detail. The intricate design reflects the lighthouse’s distinctive square tower, its historic stone masonry, and the dramatic cliffs that cradle it. As you wear this charm, it serves as a constant reminder that even when facing life’s uncertainties, there’s a symbol of strength and resilience to guide you through.

A Whisper of History in Sterling Silver

The Copper Harbor Lighthouse boasts a narrative as rich and captivating as the waters of Lake Superior it surveys. For over 170 years, it has faithfully served as a beacon, guiding countless ships to safety through treacherous waters and helping to shape the history of the region. It played a crucial role in the copper mining boom of the 19th century, ensuring the safe passage of vessels laden with this precious resource. Today, it stands as a living testament to human ingenuity and a reminder of the unwavering spirit of lighthouse keepers who braved isolation and harsh conditions to protect mariners.

Owning the Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm allows you to carry a piece of this captivating history with you wherever you go. It’s a conversation starter, an opportunity to share the fascinating story of Copper Harbor with others. Imagine sparking a young mind’s curiosity about lighthouses and the rich history of Isle Royale National Park, igniting a passion for exploring the wilderness, or simply reminiscing with a fellow Isle Royale enthusiast.

More Than Adornment: A Celebration of Powerful Symbolism

This exquisite charm transcends mere ornamentation. It embodies the power of symbolism, each intricate detail whispering a message:

  • Resilience: Standing strong against the elements, a reminder of our own inner strength and ability to overcome challenges.
  • Guidance: A beacon that cuts through uncertainty, offering a sense of security and direction on life’s journey.
  • Protection: A symbol of safety and security, a reminder that even in the face of adversity, there’s a light to guide you home.
  • Connection to Nature: A symbol that unites those who cherish the breathtaking beauty of Isle Royale National Park, its diverse wildlife, and the enduring power of the Great Lakes.
  • Exploration and Adventure: A reminder of the spirit of adventure that drew explorers and miners to this remote wilderness, a symbol that encourages us to seek out new experiences and embrace the unknown.

Beyond the Charm: Embracing Versatility

The beauty of the Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm lies in its ability to seamlessly blend with your personal style. Here are some ways to incorporate it into your look:

  • Classic Charm Bracelet: Add it to your existing charm bracelet for a touch of Isle Royale flair, allowing it to mingle with other cherished memories like tiny pine cone charms or miniature moose figurines.
  • Delicate Necklace Pendant: Thread the charm onto a dainty chain for a simple yet elegant statement piece, perfect for accenting your outdoorsy attire on camping trips or hikes.
  • Layered Look for Wilderness Lovers: Layer the charm with other nature-inspired pieces, like a tiny bear paw print charm or a feather, to create a layered necklace that evokes the untamed beauty of Isle Royale.
  • Subtle Statement Backpack Clip: Attach the charm to your favorite backpack for a subtle yet meaningful touch, a constant reminder of the wild beauty of Isle Royale National Park wherever you roam.

A Gift Steeped in History and Wilderness Magic

The Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm is the perfect present for anyone who:

  • Has a deep-seated connection to Isle Royale National Park, its breathtaking scenery, and its rich history.
  • Appreciates unique and meaningful jewelry that tells a story.
  • Enjoys sparking conversations and sharing cherished memories with others.
  • Values the importance of preserving historic landmarks and the enduring legacy of lighthouses.

Specifications

Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm

Material
925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Copper Harbor Lighthouse
Seashore

Size & Weight
3/4″ x 5/8″
5.4 grams
3-D

Condition
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Copper Harbor Lighthouse Charm size
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

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.