Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm

Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm

$28.95

Oilfield workers & enthusiasts, this sterling silver oil pump charm is for you! Add this detailed dangle to your bracelet or necklace & showcase your industry pride.

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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.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

The Allure of the Oil Pump Charm: A Symbol of Resilience and Resourcefulness

For centuries, humanity has looked to symbols to represent our aspirations, achievements, and connection to the world around us. The Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm is more than just a piece of jewelry; it’s a powerful symbol steeped in history, resilience, and the spirit of resourcefulness.

A Legacy of Innovation: The History of the Oil Pump

The oil pump’s story begins during the Industrial Revolution, a time of immense technological advancement. The discovery of vast oil reserves ushered in a new era of progress, and with it, the need for efficient extraction methods. The oil pump emerged as a symbol of human ingenuity, its rhythmic motion a testament to our ability to harness the Earth’s resources for the betterment of society.

From Humble Beginnings to Global Impact

The first oil wells were simple affairs, often relying on manual labor to extract the precious resource. However, the innovative spirit of the time led to the development of increasingly sophisticated pumps. These advancements not only revolutionized the oil industry but also fueled the growth of countless other sectors, from transportation and manufacturing to heating and electricity generation. The oil pump became a symbol of progress, powering the modern world and shaping the course of history.

The Strength and Steadfastness of the Oilfield Worker

Beyond its representation of innovation, the Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm also embodies the unwavering spirit of the oilfield worker. These individuals brave harsh conditions and long hours to ensure a steady flow of oil, the lifeblood of our global economy. The charm serves as a tribute to their dedication, resilience, and unwavering commitment to their craft.

A Timeless Symbol for a Modern World

While the world’s energy landscape continues to evolve, the symbolism of the oil pump charm remains relevant. It represents the unwavering human spirit, our ability to overcome challenges, and the ingenuity that drives progress. It’s a reminder of the importance of resourcefulness and the value of harnessing our potential to create a better future.

Embrace the Symbolism: How to Wear Your Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm

The Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm is a versatile piece that can be incorporated into a variety of jewelry designs. Here are a few ideas to inspire you:

  • A Powerful Pendant: Thread the charm onto a delicate silver chain for a simple yet meaningful statement piece.
  • A Touch of History on a Bracelet: Pair the charm with other symbolic elements or gemstones that reflect your personal story.
  • A Gift Steeped in Meaning: Present the charm to someone who embodies the spirit of the oil pump – a hard-working individual who overcomes obstacles and strives for success.

The Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm: More Than Just Jewelry

The Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm is a conversation starter, a symbol of heritage, and a reminder of the unwavering human spirit. It’s a timeless piece that holds a powerful meaning for those who connect with its story.

 

Specifications

Sterling Silver Oil Pump Charm

Material
925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Oil Pump
Career & Occupation Charms

Size & Weight
3/4″ x 1-1/4″
6.5 gram
3-D

Condition
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Oil Pump 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.