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Winterchild Jewellery - Beautiful and Sustainable

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Winterchild Jewellery - Beautiful and Sustainable

  Winterchild Jewellery is committed to doing what we can to create beautiful jewellery sustainably in the following ways: First, the Winterchild Vintage Collection and Old Tin Roof Collection both utilize recycled materials by combining the warm tones of repurposed antique tin with bright new metals such as copper and pewter to create unique jewellery. The antique tin was originally a four gallon “Imperial Gasoline Can”, in the 1920's the can was flattened and repurposed to make a roof for the log cabin pictured here. Ten years ago, the cabin had to be dismantled because it was leaning precariously. The roof was...

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Colourful 5 Percent - Jim Robb

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Colourful 5 Percent - Jim Robb

Announcing the re-release of Volume 1 of Jim Robb's Iconic Colourful 5% book! First published in 1984, the book contains a myriad of photos, illustrations, and stories written by Jim Robb and guest authors. The depictions of Yukon's quirky, enigmatic, and unique residents past and present will leave you full of admiration for the spirit that permeates each one of them. Exclusive online availability here!

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Make your jewellery sparkle! Cleaning tips from Esther of Winterchild Jewellery

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Make your jewellery sparkle! Cleaning tips from Esther of Winterchild Jewellery

The often asked question: How does one clean their jewellery? Esther Winter of Winterchild Jewellery is a Yukon expert at this, having crafted unique designs out of gold, silver, copper, pewter, and recycled tin for the past 25 years.  In her own words: Should the sterling silver tarnish, our polishing pads also do an excellent job of shining up your silver.  Wearing the silver regularly does help to keep it from tarnishing, as well, storing the jewellery in a dry location is very important.  Here's a DIY trick: Toothpaste works very effectively to remove tarninsh.  Using a soft cloth, put a dab onto the...

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