Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm

Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm

$11.95

Keep the Outer Banks close with this charming Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm. A must-have for beach lovers!

SKU SL107 Category
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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.

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Capture the Magic of the Outer Banks: The Allure of the Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm

For those who cherish the windswept shores of the Outer Banks, the rhythmic crashing of waves, the scent of salty air, and the endless horizon evoke a sense of tranquility and adventure. The Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm transcends a simple piece of jewelry; it’s a tangible reminder of cherished memories, a symbol of resilience, and a connection to a place woven into the fabric of American coastal history.

Symbolic Significance: A Beacon Through Shifting Sands

Lighthouses have served as guardians of coastlines for centuries. Their unwavering presence, standing tall amidst the ever-changing tides, embodies a powerful message of hope and perseverance. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse, gracing the northern shores of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, stands as a testament to this very spirit. Completed in 1875, it’s a beacon of resilience, having withstood countless storms and hurricanes over its long and storied history.

The Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm captures the essence of this iconic landmark in meticulous detail. The intricate design reflects the lighthouse’s distinctive black and white stripes, its historic brickwork, and the ever-present keeper’s house nestled at its base. As you wear this charm, it serves as a constant reminder that even when life’s tides are turbulent, there’s a symbol of strength and stability to guide you.

A Legacy Whispered in Sterling Silver

The Currituck Beach Lighthouse boasts a narrative as rich as the Atlantic Ocean it surveys. For over 140 years, it has faithfully served as a beacon, guiding countless ships to safety through treacherous waters and ever-shifting shoals. It played a crucial role in protecting North Carolina’s vital shipping industry and has borne witness to the ever-evolving story of the Outer Banks. Today, it stands as a living testament to human ingenuity and a reminder of the unwavering spirit of those who braved the unforgiving sea.

Owning the Sterling Silver Currituck Beach 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 captivating story of Currituck Beach with others. Imagine sparking a young mind’s curiosity about lighthouses and coastal preservation, igniting a passion for exploring the Outer Banks, or simply reminiscing with a fellow Outer Banks 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 weather life’s storms.
  • Guidance: A beacon that cuts through uncertainty, offering a sense of security and direction.
  • Heritage: A connection to the rich maritime history of the Outer Banks and the vital role lighthouses played in its development.
  • Community: A symbol that unites those who cherish the Outer Banks, its unique beauty, and its enduring spirit.

Beyond the Charm: Embracing Versatility

The beauty of the Sterling Silver Currituck Beach 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 Outer Banks flair, allowing it to mingle with other cherished memories.
  • Delicate Necklace Pendant: Thread the charm onto a dainty chain for a simple yet elegant statement piece, perfect for accenting your beach attire.
  • Anklet for Seaside Adventures: Channel your inner beachcomber by incorporating the charm into an ankle bracelet during the warmer months, letting it sway with your summer adventures.
  • Subtle Statement Zipper Pull: Attach the charm to a favorite jacket or beach bag for a subtle yet meaningful touch, a constant reminder of the Outer Banks wherever you roam.

A Gift Steeped in History and Coastal Charm

The Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm is the perfect present for anyone who:

  • Has a deep-seated connection to the Outer Banks, its wild beauty, 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 coastal preservation and the legacy of lighthouses.

Don’t miss the opportunity to own a piece of the Outer Banks’ magic. The Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm is more than just an accessory; it’s a symbol waiting to be embraced. Let it be your reminder of resilience, a beacon of hope, and a connection to the timeless beauty of the Outer Banks.

Specifications

Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm

Material
925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Seashore

Size & Weight
3/8″ x 7/8″
4.3 grams
3-D

Condition
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Currituck Beach Lighthouse Charm size
About The Company

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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.