Make Jewelry From Your Discarded Credit Cards

Make Jewelry From Your Discarded Credit Cards

Sure, you could cut up your credit and debit cards and throw them away once they’re closed, expired, or the account number has been stolen in a massive data breach. Or, with a few simple tools, you could re-purpose them into lovely pieces of jewelry.

Illinois Jeweler Selling Senate Seats

Illinois Jeweler Selling Senate Seats

As Gawker pointed out, a Chicago furniture store is running ads claiming that it “sells more seats than the Governor.” Now a local jewelry store is literally selling Senate seats, as beautiful charms!

Tiffany's Dazzling Customer Service More Than Makes Up For Shipping Snafu

Tiffany's Dazzling Customer Service More Than Makes Up For Shipping Snafu

Ritzy Fifth Avenue jeweler Tiffany & Co. failed to ship Chris’ grandfather a bracelet for his wife in time for Christmas. We expect a certain level of service from high-end stores, but Tiffany’s extravagant amends caught us by surprise.

Cancer Foundation Recalls 200,000 Bracelets Contaminated With Lead

Cancer Foundation Recalls 200,000 Bracelets Contaminated With Lead

The Friends of Mel Foundation recalled 200,000 beaded bracelets contaminated with lead on news that a 9-year-old fell ill after putting the lead-ridden bracelet in his mouth. Proceeds from the bracelets generated over $1 million that went towards cancer research. From the Boston Globe:

Independent lab tests conducted on various bracelets by Massachusetts Materials Research Inc. showed that the multicolored beads in the Friends of Mel’s bracelets contain no lead but that the small silver-toned rings connecting the beads have a high lead content. The beads are from China and Turkey and the small rings are from China, Herskovitz said.