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Making the switch to Ecosilver

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At Cat’s Curiosity Shop we are committed to creating beautiful body piercing jewellery as ethically and sustainably as we can. We believe that true beauty is in kindness, not cruelty, and to that end we are working towards making as much of our jewellery as possible available in recycled silver. Read on to find out why! We recently learned that the process of mining silver can cause incredible damage to the environment. Industrial silver mining processes cause soil erosion, sinkholes, contamination of the soil and a shocking loss of biodiversity in the local area. When production slows, mines are often...

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Upcoming events September 2017

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Hello there my lovelies! In the run up to winter I will be bringing a selection of your favourite nickel free body jewellery and some exclusive one-off pieces to craft fairs all around Staffordshire (UK). I’ll be announcing them here, so watch this space to see if I’ll be at your favourite event! My first stop will be the Mind, Body and Spirit Fayre at Kidsgrove Town Hall on the 2nd of September. I’ll be bringing all your favourite nose rings and septum rings, plenty of midi rings and a sprinkling of surprises that have never been seen before, so...

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Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favourite... septum rings!

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What are your favourite septum designs on the market today? I've added a few of my own to start you off, get adding the body jewellery that makes you go "Oooh!" *Note from Cat: I know some of them are my own designs, and I'm not one to blow my own trumpet (I've never been able to reach) but I wouldn't be making them if I didn't love them! Agree or disagree? Let me know in the comments!

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Nickel allergy? 5 ways to stay safe while buying body jewellery.

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Do you find that cheap silver body jewellery irritates your piercing? Does it make you itchy, or even have a weird smell if you wear it in your nose or septum? The Center for Disease Control estimates that 10 to 20 percent of people have a nickel allergy, and you could be one of them. Your skin is the largest organ in your body - read on to find out how to keep it safe!   I never buy cheap “fashion jewellery”, always hallmarked sterling silver 925, but I still have an allergic reaction. Could I be allergic to silver?...

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