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.
My birthday is coming up at the end of this month... who else is an Aries? I absolutely love birthdays... it's a beautiful way to celebrate another year of life on this planet. That said, I want to know when you're starting your next trip around the sun! Email us your birthday so I can gift you some CMD Bucks on your special day. We also have a new WISHLIST feature on our website so you can save all your [...]
There's not one, but two Happy Hours to get excited about this April! The Ring Bar Happy Hour will happen next Friday, April 16th on Instagram Stories at 7pm EST. As usual, all of our discounted creations are available online for a limited time. Be sure to snag yourself one of these unique designs. Because there's a first for everything, the Bangle Bar Happy [...]
For those of you that are new to CMD, I wanted to share a little more about myself and the CMD brand. We have a full-fledged production studio in Upstate New York. Our small team of six women are amazing, enthusiastic and growing. My greatest joy is the transformation of an idea in my head into a piece that becomes part of someone's everyday look. After over 15 amazing years in business in San Francisco, I packed up everything and relocated the business to [...]