You’ve been given a pair of gold-toned hoop earrings—and you love them! But you suspect the metal isn’t real gold, but perhaps brass or some other alloy. How can you be sure either way? Use these tests to find out if your glittering jewel is genuine gold.
If you're lucky to have ample warning prior to severe weather, whether you're evacuating or not, you may have a chance to gather your family heirlooms. But in case you don't, take these four precautions ahead of time.
Shock. Disbelief. Anguish. The all-too-familiar cycle of emotions experienced by anyone who has lost a piece of treasured jewelry. Fortunately, these dreadful emotions can be avoided with an ounce of prevention - if you know what to watch for.