Monthly Archives: June 2018

How to Protect Plating from Tarnishing – Part 1

Protecting plating from tarnishing is the bane of many designer’s existence! Sometimes you simply cannot replate a piece because it’s been set with pearls or porous stones. This is why each gold plated sterling piece in the Amoracast brand is protectively coated with a high-temperature baking process.  Although we love precious metals and try to […]

Lighting Jewellery for Social Media Photos

We’re often asked how we set up our lighting for social media photos, including the photos for Stones and Findings Instagram. The real trick is using the right light bulbs, we use ‘daylight’ bulbs that are made especially for photography. I tried regular daylight bulbs from the hardware store, but they gave off a bluish tint […]