What is nu gold brass?

Nu gold brass is also known as Jeweler's Brass. Jeweler's Brass is an alloy or 85% copper and 15% zinc. It is a great color match to 14K yellow gold! It is a base metal and will tarnish over time and exposure to oxygen.

What is bronze?

Bronze is a base metal made of an alloy of 92% copper and 8% tin. This metal was used in ancient times for jewelry, weapons and coins. It has a beautiful rosy glow. It a bass metal and will tarnish over time and exposure to oxygen.

What is nickel silver?

Nickel silver contains no silver though it is commonly called 'nickel silver' or 'German silver.'  It is an alloy of 65% copper, 17% zinc, 18% nickel. Although there is copper in this alloy, it really doesn't "tarnish" but can get dull.

Do you treat your base metals so that they don't tarnish?

Yes, I treat my jewelry with a jeweler's wax, unless you request us not to. I use Renaissance Wax, which is a semi-synthetic micro-crystalline fossil-origin wax that is completely free of damaging acids. It was developed by a scientist at the British Museum specifically for the restoration and preservation of precious works of art.

How long does it take to ship my item?

I usually ship in 1 to 3 business days.

Do you make everything yourself?

Yes, all of the designs are conceptualized and created by me. I make all components and chain as well, in my studio. 

How do I care for my jewelry?

You can clean your jewelry with soap and water, and if you want to remove the patina (tarnish) you can use a metal polish. Some of my customers use ketchup and swear that it works.

How do I care for my knits?

You can hand wash your knits or put them in a lingerie bag and put them in the washer on gentle. Please wash them in cold water. You can roll them in a towel to dry and then lay them flat to finish drying.

Your hand made knits will last a very long time if you are careful with your jewelry.

What if my item doesn't fit or I just don't like it?

No problem. Simply send me an email at pzmdesigns@gmail.com and I will give you the return details, and refund you the purchase price.

How can I track my order?

Tracking numbers are included with all of my shipments.. Easy, peasy.

Do you have a discount code?

Yes, use code HAPPY at checkout for a 15% discount on your entire order.