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How To Keep Brass Jewelry From Tarnishing

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I remember back when I was in high school that popular girls and boys always wore gold jewelry, and their friends wore silver. As cool as that was, wearing copper and brass was too. Copper and brass was not as popular since it was pricey to keep up. You have to know how to keep brass jewelry from tarnishing, and we are going to show you how in this blog post. Before we get deeper into the tips to clean it, I want to explain what tarnish means.

To tarnish is to lose luster. When it comes to metal, all it takes for it to tarnish is exposure to air and moisture. As I went deeper into this topic, I learned that tarnishing goes far beyond metal. It is occurring right before our eyes daily. It happens to the simple items that we see every day. Those simple items include our precious brass jewelry pieces. Handling them with care is the best thing to do.

Brass jewelry was popular in ancient times. It is known for providing many potentially healing benefits to those wearing it. It may have a positive effect on your internal body. It also has a positive impact on the outside. Brass may be one of the best metals to bring peacefulness by eliminating negative influences.

The brass jewelry that you see everyday is composed of a blend of copper and zinc. The potential benefits of both of these elements are that they may help kill harmful microbes. They could also potentially help stimulate the flow of energy and create balance within the body.

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Coastal Nautical Decor In Your House

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Introduction

Have you been to the coastal offshores lately? If so, I bet you couldn’t help but realize how mesmerizing the scenes of coconut trees aligning the coast and the beautiful seashells laid off the water to bask at the seashore. While you couldn’t help but continue admiring the scene, how would you feel if I told you there was a way to bring this coastal nautical décor theme into your living room?

There are several ways to incorporate the coastal theme into your living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, or even guest room. The easy thing is, you can add a little touch of excellence to it to bring life into it.

So, what are some of the coastal nautical décor elements, and how do you get them into your house? Let’s find out below.

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Polynesian Decorating Ideas

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If you want to bring some Polynesian decorating ideas into your home, come aboard and be inspired! Polynesian themed home décor is saturated in bright and crisp colors, tropical fauna, rich wooden elements and charming nautical accents. But where exactly do these exotic features hail from? The paradise known as Polynesia is actually a giant geographic area within the Pacific Ocean that is home to over 10,000 islands. Some of the major nations of Polynesia include New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, Tuvalu and the very popular island of Hawaii.

Hawaii. the 50th U.S. state, and one of the best-known islands of the Polynesian triangle, has a long history prior to its American incorporation. Evidence suggests that its earliest tribal inhabitants migrated from various regions of Polynesia and other Oceanic islands to their new homeland approximately 300 CE. While the Polynesian culture remains Hawaii’s predominant ancestral influence, the state became the home of many other ethnicities and nationalities in the past 200 years—with large presences of the Filipino, Korean, Latino, Japanese, Samoan, and Chinese communities. Spanning over nineteen volcanic islands, this multifaceted culture expresses its creativity through its many unique and inspiring arts and crafts practices.

As we all know, this region of the tropics is widely adored as a hot spot for global vacationers looking to enjoy the beautiful gifts of Polynesian paradisiac life. Instead of only enjoying this amazing aesthetic on Christmas holiday or summer vacation, you can simply bring the essence of the Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia into your home. These ideas will look beyond fishing motifs and prints of surfers and coconuts, to explore a variety of artistries and décor. Adorn your abode in the vivacity of the Oceanic with these inspiring Polynesian decorating ideas.

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Is Beeswax Good For Your Skin?

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Beeswax has been used for countless years for a wide assortment of commercial, cosmetic, and medicinal benefits. Many ancient cultures used beeswax for dry skin. Produced only by worker honey bees, it is no wonder beeswax is often considered a high-quality ingredient for many different products on the market.

Originally, beeswax was the only form of wax that was used commercially in candles. In fact, ‘wax’ itself derives from the Old English word ‘weax,’ which exclusively referred to the European honeybee (Tulloch 47). Despite its popularity among many skincare enthusiasts, it’s still one of the lesser known ingredients for much of the population. Many people often ask, “Is beeswax good for your skin?” There isn’t a definite answer that works for everyone, but beeswax has proven beneficial for many people. Depending on your skin type, beeswax products may well be worth adding to your skincare routine. In this article, we’ll go over exactly how and why beeswax is good for your skin.

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How To Clean Bronze

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How to clean bronze is such a common question we get. Because let’s be honest, don’t you love the bronze décor in your living room? Yes, they indeed enhance the aesthetic value of your home. But after you leave them alone for a few months, you will often wonder and surf the internet for the most common question: “How to clean bronze?”

Well, we have formulated the best solution on how to clean bronze. Bronze is an age-old metal that has been used for making heavy machinery, tools, statues to delicate jewelry. It won’t be a surprise if you have some bronze jewelry in your closet. But do you take care of them? If you do not want your bronze assets to lose the luster, you must know how to clean bronze easily and have their polished attractive shine back.

You may trace the existence of bronze to the Bronze Age (3300 – 600 BC). However, you have got the reference to the ancient bronze lying around the ruins of Rome or Constantinople. The primary reason behind this is that bronze undergoes oxidation with time leaving behind some green-tinted aspects (commonly known as patina).

In your history books, you must have read about the roofs and landscapes of old cities. What did they do when their bronze asset oxidized? They recycled the old bronze by melting and molding them to new objects. We do not deny that recycling is indeed very noble. But why not step up and learn how to clean bronze instead?

Here is the complete breakdown on how to clean bronze that gets tarnished, transforming it into a fresh, shiny, and beautiful asset for you.

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What Stain Remover Works Best?

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The mission to find what stain remover works best is one that many of us embark on. Whether on your favorite cotton shirt, leather jacket, athletic shoes, freshly cleaned carpet, or appliances that are frequently used, you know how difficult it is to remove stains. Not everyone knows what product to use or, if they do, choose one that isn’t effective.

Although stains are common, they’re usually accidental and happen unexpectedly. You try to be careful but somehow, they still attack your furniture and garments. The instinctive method is to blot or rub them without the use of products. This worsens the issue and you’ll end up with a stain quite larger than its initial size due to spreading.

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Wood Floor Designs and Patterns

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Introduction: Quality Wood Floor Designs and Patterns

When searching for wood floor designs and patterns, it can be easy to get overwhelmed in all the styles and options. When in reality, it might be simpler than you think. If you are looking to make the most out of your wood hardwood floors, these are some of the best wood floor designs and patterns for that perfect and unique floor that you have always wanted. Designing a wood floor is becoming more popular each and every year. Decorating a home and matching it to the floor of that room can do wonders for the look and feel of the home.

There are many types of distinctive wood species: Laminate to Bamboo, Cork to solid wood, your wood flooring options are endless. Use this post as a guide to inspire your perfect wood floor designs and patterns.

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Cleaning Products Safe for Vinyl Planks

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Vinyl plank flooring, amongst other kinds of wood floors, is widely known to be durable and absolutely easy to maintain. But you don’t want to dull the shine of your luxury vinyl plank flooring by taking advantage of its durability. That will be a great mistake to make. Those things are absolute beauties to behold, and to keep them that way; you have to shower your floorings with daily love and care.

An essential part of the care is learning how to clean your vinyl flooring properly. And that is what today’s blog post is about. I will show you the best ways to clean your plank floors, as well as the best cleaning products safe for vinyl planks. You will surely thank me later.

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11 Best Cleaning Products for Housekeeping

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If you’re considering a regular cleaning routine, you may also be wondering what the best cleaning products for housekeeping are to have within your reach. How well they perform depends on their capability to achieve their intended purpose(s). In some cases, you’ll find more than one is needed to clean your household.

Housekeeping doesn’t have to be stressful nor a tedious chore. However, there is far more to it than cleaning dishes, a large serving dish, and cookware after dinner. Simply organizing a bookshelf isn’t it either. You can handle a job that requires little effort as long as you use a technique that is simple yet reliable. This is why it’s important to be perceptive when choosing a product that won’t give you less than a stellar result.

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What is the Best Cleaning Solution for Ceramic Tile Floors?

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Ceramic tile floors are commonly used for bathrooms and in other areas within your house. It’s important to gain knowledge on why you need to clean this type of flooring often and finding the best quality cleaning supplies to do the job right. Here at Champion Supplies, we offer quality products to our customers that will satisfy you with saving time and money in the long run.

Afterall, we all want our household duties to be simple and our home taken care of properly. We don’t want to replace that beautiful ceramic tile floor for a long time. So, what is the best cleaning solution for ceramic tile floors? Let’s dive in to better understand this type of tile floor and how we should tackle the floor cleaning process.

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