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The natural stone of the month: the pink Quartz

What is pink Quartz?

From the word "Quaterz" or "gewurz" (German) meaning growth, silicon dioxide makes up the pink Quartz. The natural stone is found in large translucent and pink crystals. The pink Quartz deposits are mainly located in Brazil.

What is the history of Pink Quartz?

Since ancient times, many civilizations have used the Pink Quartz to advocate the goddess of fertility and love. Indeed, according to Greek mythology, the Pink Quartz would be sent by Aphrodite.

In ancient Egypt, natural stone was used to combat aging.

What are the virtues and benefits of Pink Quartz?

In lithotherapy, pink Quartz softens heartache and influences the pleasures of love. Natural stone would also be recognized for its soothing virtues, besides jewelry, stone can be arranged within a house or room. Tourmaline allows the powers of the Pink Quartz to be multiplied tenfold.

Find the pink Quartz mainly on Muja Juma jewelry in our Athénée jewelry store in Toulouse.

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Jewelry for every body type

Jewelry is more than just accessories! They are perfect for showcasing what you love about yourself. 

Earrings

To make the earrings look the best they can be, the rule is simple: choose earrings that are the opposite shape of your face. It is, for example, not recommended to wear hoops when you have a round face. These earrings will go perfectly with a square face, in order to soften.

Do you want to lengthen your neck or slim your face? Bet everything on beautiful sleepers and a bun. However, pay attention to the length of the earrings: do not choose them longer than your neck, you risk giving the opposite effect!

Necklaces

When it comes to what you wear around your neck, the logic is reversed: opt for fine jewelry if you are slender and larger jewelry that will match your curves perfectly!

Do you find your neck too short? Extend it with a jumper. Conversely, your neck is long? Favor a choker.

Bracelets and rings

On the same principle as necklaces, your rings and bracelets will adapt to your body type.

With voluminous jewelry, your arms and hands will look slim!

Play with your jewelry to constantly create an optical effect and showcase what you want. Find your jewelry that will match your body shape here.

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How do you clean your jewelry in silver?

Hello, let's start this blog by telling you about some very clever grandmother recipes. Indeed, to clean your silver jewelry we advise you, as a jeweler in Toulouse, to use simple and easy means.

1. Restore shine with a simple chamois skin.

Just gently rub your silver jewelry with chamois skin. This technique also works on your gold jewelry or your gold-plated jewelry. Chamois skin will restore shine to your jewelry on its entire surface. Remember to do it regularly.

2. Your jewels will love the acidity of lemon 

This technique is intended for jewelry that tends to blacken over time.

Use a cloth, a piece of lemon and a little water. Soak your cloth with squeezed lemon juice and gently rub your jewel. It is important not to press too hard so as not to damage and scratch the silver jewel. Finally, rinse your jewel with clear water and wipe it with your chamois skin!

Attention! Lemon can damage your stones so if you're not sure, talk to a professional.

3. White vinegar is magic

Take a small container and completely immerse your silver jewel in white vinegar. You'll have to let it rest for two days, you can then rejoice in the dazzling result on your beautiful silver jewel! This technique can be done if you actually see a lack of shine on your jewelry, so don't overdo it.

What do you think? Don't hesitate to ask us questions!

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