Opportunities come and go… Sometimes you can’t let go!

More than 25 years ago, before I got married, I had a desire to go to Europe, being an art student you can imagine how much I wanted to touch the ancient history, be witness to the magnificent architecture, nature and culture of the “Old World”. I had my savings and a rough idea of when I could embark on the trip that would change my life story.

Well, then my plans were shattered when the family had a problem and my mother asked me to “lend” her my saved money during this hardship. I don’t have to tell you that after that, life then got in the way. I finished college, got married, moved to U.S., had kids, and thought I might do that trip after the kids grow up and we could afford it.

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The Best Place to Find Silver Jewelry

Taxco silver jewelry

Silver jewelry can be found in just about any nation in the world, but what if someone was looking for something truly remarkable? What if they were looking for silver jewelry that had meaning behind it? What if they wanted historical importance to shine from the jewelry’s very core? Taxco, Mexico, offers some of the … Read more

What to Look for in Handmade Silver Jewelry

Handmade Mexican silver jewelry

Handmade silver jewelry is also crafted from silver sheets and are designed and cut into different pieces such as cuff bracelets, earrings and silhouette pendants. To make sure your piece is pure sterling silver look for marks that indicate 92.5 percent silver and only 7.5 percent copper or other metals. Sterling silver jewelry made from sterling silver sheets are drawn onto the sheet of silver and cut with a jewelers saw.

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