We love nothing more than staple, can’t-live-without-it jewelry. Donning our fave pieces daily (layered together, of course) is simply the core of CMD. Alas, over time, our sparklers get less sparkly—as all metals tend to do. Never fear, dear readers! We have the perfect, au naturale solution to DIY jewelry cleaning. Read on for our professional, designer approved, at-home cleaning tricks.
1. Fill a pyrex dish with warm water and two tablespoons of baking soda. 2. Crumple a sheet of aluminum foil into a ball (like you would a piece of paper) and place in dish. 3. Set your jewelry in the dish with the foil and let is soak for around 10 minutes. This is great for silver and gold, butdo not put oxidized silver in the solution. 4. Remove jewelry and lightly rinse with soap water (CMD prefers straightforward dish soap). 5. Thoroughly—but gently!—pat dry. Repeat as needed.
After almost 16 years of business, CMD has entered a brand new phase and is now based in Asbury Park, NJ! For those of you who are new to CMD, welcome! I'm so happy you're here. A little backstory: It was never part of my plan for CMD to have its own storefront. But one day, after years of living in [...]
We sent out $21 in CMD Bucks to everyone on our text list last week. If you're not on the list yet, be sure to text TWENTYONE to +1 732-838-7535. We'll text you back a code for $21 in credit so you can kick off the new year with a little CMD sparkle. New year new #stackinggoals? I'm now set up in Asbury Park and have a handful of [...]
2020 - what a year! I remember getting off the plane on March 11th to arrive in SF for our annual Sample Sale. At that time, the virus was becoming more pronounced and worrisome. For better or worse, our mayor called a Shelter in Place order on March 16th. That day felt like the beginning of a massive shift for our small business [...]