Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm

Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm

$9.95

Show your love for science, medicine, or cooking with our handcrafted Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm.

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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.

Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm: A Celebration of Alchemy and Transformation

For those who appreciate the power of knowledge, revere the history of science, and cherish symbols of transformation, the Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm offers a unique and meaningful piece. More than just an ornament, this charm embodies the ancient practice of alchemy, the transformative power of creation, and a reminder of the meticulous processes that lead to discovery.

Crafted from gleaming .925 sterling silver, the charm features a miniature replica of a pestle and mortar. The instantly recognizable design, with its sturdy mortar and elongated pestle, evokes a sense of curiosity and the potential for groundbreaking discoveries. The intricate details capture the smooth curves of the mortar and the rounded tip of the pestle, symbolizing the careful grinding and mixing that unlocks hidden properties. This tiny charm carries the weight of countless experiments, groundbreaking discoveries, and the enduring pursuit of knowledge through hands-on exploration.

A Symbol of Transformation and Creation: The Pestle and Mortar

The pestle and mortar have become powerful symbols of alchemy, the ancient practice of transforming matter. They represent the meticulous processes of grinding, mixing, and combining elements to create new substances or unlock hidden properties. While alchemy may have paved the way for modern chemistry, the pestle and mortar remain a symbol of scientific exploration, the transformative power of knowledge, and the dedication required for groundbreaking discoveries. The Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm captures this essence, offering a wearable reminder of the power of creation and the transformative potential that lies within us all.

Beyond the Alchemist’s Lab: A Celebration of Innovation

The pestle and mortar charm transcends its association with alchemy. It can also symbolize innovation, the meticulous attention to detail required for scientific progress, and the importance of combining knowledge from various disciplines. The charm serves as a reminder of the countless discoveries made through experimentation, the collaborative spirit that drives scientific progress, and the transformative power of human ingenuity. It can inspire curiosity about the world around us, celebrate the dedication of scientists and researchers, and appreciate the ever-evolving landscape of knowledge.

A Gift Steeped in History: Honor the Pursuit of Knowledge

The Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm is a meaningful gift for a variety of occasions. Surprise a science student with a token of appreciation for their curiosity and dedication to learning. Gift it to a friend or family member fascinated by history or science, honoring their thirst for knowledge and appreciation for groundbreaking discoveries. For someone embarking on a new creative endeavor, the charm can symbolize the process of transformation and the potential to create something remarkable.

Endless Design Possibilities: A Charm for Every Style

The charm’s versatility allows for creative expression in jewelry design. Thread it onto a simple silver chain for a delicate and intellectual necklace, a constant reminder of the power of knowledge. Let it add a touch of historical intrigue to a charm bracelet overflowing with charms that represent scientific exploration, the pursuit of knowledge, or symbols of alchemy. For a more personalized touch, consider incorporating the charm into a leather cord necklace or a handcrafted pendant engraved with a famous scientific quote or a symbol associated with innovation.

Embrace Curiosity: Add a Symbol of Transformation

The Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm is more than just a piece of jewelry; it’s a tribute to the history of science, a celebration of the transformative power of knowledge, and a symbol of the potential for innovation. Add this meaningful charm to your collection and honor the pursuit of knowledge, celebrate the spirit of scientific discovery, and embrace the transformative potential that lies within you.

Specifications
Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar Charm

Material
925 sterling silver

Charm and Theme
Pestle and Mortar
Career & Occupation Charms

Size & Weight
3/8″ x 3/8″
2.8 grams
3-D

Condition
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Pestle and Mortar 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

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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.