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You have heard of the old saying that one mans junk is another mans treasure.  Well sadly,replica hermes constance belt Detroit knows this all too well.  Detroit continues to fall on bad times and people continue to abandon buildings and warehouses leaving acres and acres of eye sores.  The city has had a tough time reinventing itself and many people struggle to make a living in the city.  Last month I was watching a documentary on pickers in the city.  Guys were making a living by going from abandoned factory to abandoned factory dismantling the structures to sell the pieces for scrap metal.  I know you are wondering what this has to do with jewelry and bear with me a little longer.  These guys went all around Detroit looking for valuable remaining leftovers in these huge factories to sell off.  Some were unprotected and others were boarded up and trespassing was illegal.  They would come in the middle of the night and use blow torches to cut metal pieces off.

While many areas of the city are dilapidated and look terrible,replica hermes parcel there are often some really amazing things remaining in these properties.  Back in the day Detroit was the capital of the car industry and the birthplace of the automobile industry.  The cars were assembled by hand and many of the processes were painstaking.  Each car was spray painted by hand with enamel paint.  There were no fancy paint booths or controlled environments.  The paint merely fell to the floor and created piles and piles of layered paint.  The paint leftovers that accumulated hardened in the ovens when baked.   From the outside these old piles of baked “rough” look like a dirty rock.  Once sliced open and polished though,replica hermes evelyne bag there are incredible layers of old paint that make these amazing patterns of color bands.

Here are some pieces of Fordite Jewelry before they have been cut down and polished.

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These byproducts of old Detroit auto factories,lindy replica hermes are called Fordite which is also known as Detroit agate.  These amazing color combinations are being polished and crafted into various pieces of jewelry.  Fordite jewelry consists of earrings,replica hermes home pendants and various other pieces.  While we don’t actually sell any Fordite jewelry here at Love & Pieces,replica hermes birkin 35 a quick google search will show you some companies that do offer them.  We have assembled some cool photos of various different Fordite pieces to show you what they look like. 

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Once the Fordite is cut up in the process to make the Fordite Jewelry the pieces are polished and come in varying shapes and sizes.

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Once they are sorted and sized the appropriate piece of Fordite Jewelry can be crafted.  The individual pieces are inserted into various pieces to make items like you see below available from

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Fordite Jewelry Before Its Made

You have heard of the old saying that one mans junk is another mans treasure.  Well sadly, replica hermes constance belt Detroit knows this all too well.  Detroit continues to fall on bad times and people continue to abandon buildings and warehouses leaving acres and acres of eye sores.  The city has had a tough time reinventing itself and many people struggle to make a living in the city.  Last month I was watching a documentary on pickers in the city.  Guys were making a living by going from abandoned factory to abandoned factory dismantling the structures to sell the pieces for scrap metal.  I know you are wondering what this has to do with jewelry and bear with me a little longer.  These guys went all around Detroit looking for valuable remaining leftovers in these huge factories to sell off.  Some were unprotected and others were boarded up and trespassing was illegal.  They would come in the middle of the night and use blow torches to cut metal pieces off.

While many areas of the city are dilapidated and look terrible, replica hermes parcel there are often some really amazing things remaining in these properties.  Back in the day Detroit was the capital of the car industry and the birthplace of the automobile industry.  The cars were assembled by hand and many of the processes were painstaking.  Each car was spray painted by hand with enamel paint.  There were no fancy paint booths or controlled environments.  The paint merely fell to the floor and created piles and piles of layered paint.  The paint leftovers that accumulated hardened in the ovens when baked.   From the outside these old piles of baked “rough” look like a dirty rock.  Once sliced open and polished thoughreplica hermes lindyreplica hermes lindy, replica hermes evelyne bag there are incredible layers of old paint that make these amazing patterns of color bands.

Here are some pieces of Fordite Jewelry before they have been cut down and polished.

fordite jewelry unfinished stones

These byproducts of old Detroit auto factories, lindy replica hermes are called Fordite which is also known as Detroit agate.  These amazing color combinations are being polished and crafted into various pieces of jewelry.  Fordite jewelry consists of earringsreplica hermes lindy bag, replica hermes home pendants and various other pieces.  While we don’t actually sell any Fordite jewelry here at Love & Piecesreplica hermes constance belt, replica hermes birkin 35 a quick google search will show you some companies that do offer them.  We have assembled some cool photos of various different Fordite pieces to show you what they look like. 

fordite stone unfinished

Once the Fordite is cut up in the process to make the Fordite Jewelry the pieces are polished and come in varying shapes and sizes.

fordite stones polished for jewelry

Once they are sorted and sized the appropriate piece of Fordite Jewelry can be crafted.  The individual pieces are inserted into various pieces to make items like you see below available from

fordite jewelry pieces

We don’t carry any of these Fordite jewelry pieces but you may be interested in some of our other fashion jewelry pieces here

 

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  1. My ten year old saw this online and wanted tis for Christmas so she could "put a family picture in it".The size of the locket is 3/8in by 3/8 in.. What picture would anyone fit in there?

  2. Excellent crucifix. I had to buy a chain for it because it came with a "leather" necklace. I gifted it to my 97 year old mother who was ecstatic to wear it.

  3. I received this ring today and love the simple elegance of design. I put it on instantly and the only negative thought I had was I wish it came in half sizes. I purchased a size 7 and wear a 6 1/2 normally so it turns a bit on my finger during wear. That makes it a tad bit uncomfortable when it is slightly off-center due to the intricate design but when in proper positioning, it has the crown perfectly centered and there is no scratching on the middle finger when they come together. I love the Rose-copper coloring and the little jewels on it are lovely. I rate it a 4 for over-all design but a 3.5 for not offering half sizes to a ring that surely is as popular as it is beautiful. I am adding to this review several months after purchasing. I wore this ring one time, loved it and then put it in my jewelry box and forgot about it. Sadly when I looked at it again it had tarnished and looked like a beat-up toy ring. For the price, that should NOT have happened. I decided to put it in my sonic jewelry cleaner and that was a mistake. I found little jewels in the bottom of the cleaner where they had come out of the ring. Very disappointed. I would not buy this again and am lowering it to a one star rating. It is one of those things that glittered and shone….but only for a moment. The newness quickly faded…literally. And if I remember correctly, in the box came a little note with it that said if I went online and gave it a five-star rating, and proved to them I did, they would refund a nice portion off the purchase price. I didn’t even consider it as that is a rating ‘that can be bought’. I’m glad I kept to my personal standards…especially at the disappointment now. That was NOT money well spent and a company that offers to buy your votes, well….that says a lot right there.

  4. I personally have not seen it as i sent it to my mother as a gift but she stated it’s beautiful and loved the bracelet. She said it’s a little big but she has very small wrists so better to be little big than not be able to fit through wrists.

  5. I expected slightly imperfect pearls, but thought the bracelet would still make quite a nice gift. I thought I was getting a steal because the bracelet is listed at $175 regular price and Amazon has it as a lightning deal for Christmas with a steep reduction; the new price is $25. I am returning the bracelet because it is not even worth that; it looks too shoddy to gift. The pearls are quite noticeably different in size and extremely ridged. These are on an elastic stretch band with no clasp. The separators which look like clasps are actually cheap plastic beads. There is no way this could ever be considered to be worth anything approaching its supposed full price. It would not appear to be a nice, thoughtful and perhaps expensive gift; instead it looks like a gumball machine find.replica hermes herbag

  6. I actually love my rings they are pretty awesome . My husband is not here to wear his yet but i cant wait till he slips them on i was afraid i didn’t really know my size so i guess happily they fit perfectly so im satisfied. For the cost they are lovely 0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoSending feedback…Thank you for your feedback.Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try againReport abusePlease write at least one wordYou must purchase at least one item from Amazon to post a commentA problem occurred while submitting your comment. Please try again later.Sign in and comment Showing 0 of 0 commentsSort by: Newest Oldest There was a problem loading comments right now. Please try again later.Show more comments12 of 13 people found the following review helpful5GREATByAmber Davison March 6, 2013Style: Size Men’s 9 Women’s 8Verified PurchaseMy fiancé and I wanted to pick out our own rings and ths set is perfect. I don’t like too big and he doesn’t like basic silver he wangted something different and these are perfect. Great pricing too and fast shipping. Didn’t come with a ring box so I had to buy one too. I recommend selling them with a double his and hers box for the wedding. but other then that we love them.replica cartier trinity

  7. purchased these as a gift for a friend but am too embarrassed to give to her. It’s clearly visible from the color of the amethyst stones that they have been heat treated, and the cz stems are not straight: one stem has a slight (very slight) kink in it, and the other is not at a right angle to the stone (although slight). These quality imperfections are slight, and may not be noticeable to most people when my friend is wearing them, however I noticed these issues upon opening the box and cannot give such poor quality as a giftreplica hermes symbol

  8. My son wanted a nice cross necklace, but wasn’t sold on gold or silver. The bottom cross is gold and the thinner silver cross rests on top of the gold, making this cross appealing to both precious metal buyers. This is a nice size for a man not too girly and not big and bold. We put it on a 24″ chain purchased from Pagoda that was gold with a hint of a silver strand.(925+1/1110KRP) It looks awesome!replica hermes birkin bags

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