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❤️ New love in times of Corona – ‘Tambavati’ April 28, 2020 17:00

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and doing well.

We also hope that you have safely packed away your jewelry. For everyday jewelry – be sure to wash with soap and warm water and pat dry on a daily basis. Why? Because research (right now) indicates that the family of viruses that cause COVID-19 can survive on jewelry and silverware up to 5 (five) days.

Generally, we at revere work with Sterling Silver (92.5% Silver + 7.5% Copper) but we do a lot of our experimenting in Copper. Our rose gold offerings have been inspired by such experiments! In short, we love Copper, always have.

More recent experiments (scientific ones) suggest that the COVID-19 virus (and its relatives/strains) only survive on Copper surfaces for up to 4 (four) hours. Perhaps due to Copper’s antimicrobial properties.

The ancients used and loved the amazing benefits of Copper. The Romans gave Copper its name – ore from Cyprus which later evolved to “Cuprum” and then finally Copper. The Egyptians use the “Ankh” symbol which represented ‘eternal life’ to denote copper in their system of hieroglyphs. It is also believed by archaeologists that copper pipes were used by the Egyptians to transport water. The Chinese used copper coins to treat heart and bladder related diseases.

Back home in India, excavations at Mohenjodaro, Harappa and Lothal suggest that Copper along with Bronze, Tin, Gold and Silver were used to craft utensils, implements, weapons and our personal favorite ‘ornaments’. Closer to home (for us) Rajasthan was and continues to be Copper rich. Copper mining and smelting in Udaipur probably goes back to Harappan times. Copper as utilitarian metal was probably best exploited by the nineteen sites of Ahar (near Udaipur) aptly name ‘Tambavati’.

Keevil, a microbiologist researcher in the UK has been studying the antimicrobial properties of Copper for almost 2 (two) decades. In 2015, he worked on Coronavirus 229E, a cousin of the COVID-19 and his findings confirmed that copper does “zap” the virus.

So now? Bring out all your Copper utensils and ornaments and use them! It may or may not ‘zap’ the virus – but beauty always brings happiness. Step aside Kansa, here comes Tamba.


🤗 Be Kind to your jewels in times of COVID April 2, 2020 17:00

On the auspicious festival of Ram Navami we write in to send you love and invoke the divine grace and blessings of Lord Rama (the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu). May you and yours always be safe and well.
We also write to inform you of the impact that frequent handwashing and the use of hand sanitisers can have on your jewelry during these uncertain times.   
  1. Washing your hands and/or using Hand Sanitisers will NOT sanitise the rings, bracelets or bangles that you may be wearing because - jewelry has many protected areas and small crevices where bacteria can settle and flourish.
  2. Hand soap and Sanitisers are NOT jewelry friendly. Especially, hand sanitisers which have an alchohol content of above 60-70%. With constant use they can seriously dull or damage gemstones. Softer gemstones like emerald, pearl, opal, turquoise will not be able to withstand this type of cleaning.
  3. Best solution – remove all your jewelry, clean it well and store carefully until sunny days are here again! 
  4. For those of you who don’t want to endanger your marriage and would like to continue wearing your wedding band – remove the ring when washing your hands or sanitizing, wash the ring in warm water and gentle cleaning liquid or baby soap. Pat dry with a soft cloth and leave to air dry. This process must be repeated every time you wash or sanitise your hands!
  5. If you are wearing a pair of earrings on an everyday basis – then ensure your clean those too, daily. If you have decided to change your earrings regularly because your jewelry makes you feel good, follow the same washing instructions every time you put on or take off a piece of jewelry.
  6. Also – when cleaning your jewelry always ensure that your sink has a stopper!
  7. Always store your jewelry in an air-tight bag or box and seal it with a kiss x
 
Be Kind to you, yours and your jewels in times of COVID 19. 
Stay safe, much love and good health xx.
 
Love,
All of us at revere

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