John Brana

name I design fine gemstone jewelry for both men and women. San Francisco inspired collections are handcrafted in 14K and 18K Gold, Sterling Silver, Copper, Bronz

Wearing Copper Jewelry For Fun And Good Health

29th September 2009
Many people love copper jewelry because of its beauty and versatility. Because copper is so malleable, it lends itself to many creative designs. But did you know that there may also be health benefits from copper jewelry? You may have seen many people ... Read >

Origins of London Blue Topaz

04th September 2009
It can be as blue as the sky, a slightly greenish blue, or a highly saturated "electric" blue. Whatever its shade, Blue Topaz has a place in beautiful jewelry and intriguing legends. Blue Topaz is a quartz crystal, and like most topazes, starts out as ... Read >

Why Does My Jewelry Make Me Itch?

10th August 2009
"All the jewelry I wear makes me break out." Can you relate to this statement? Dermatitis is caused by this allergic reaction to some metals. The Nickel found in many types of jewelry is the cause of most forms of dermatitis. Allergies to Nickel are quite... Read >

How to Care For Your Handmade Copper Jewelry

10th August 2009
One of the easiest ways to keep your handmade copper jewelry bright is to place it in Ziploc bags with anti-tarnish pads. Be sure to only store clean and moisture free jewelry, otherwise you will accellerate tarnishing. Higher-end handmade copper jewelry ... Read >