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JEWELLERY CARE

Every piece of jewellery here at Daisy Knights LTD is lovingly handmade in the UK from sterling silver or solid 9k gold.

Caring for your jewellery ensures that it will look great every time you wear it and last and wear forever.

How to look after your silver jewellery:

Silver naturally tarnishes with exposure to air and the environment. Additionally lotions, perfumes, bleach and chlorine all have adverse effects on the quality and look of any silver.

In order to ensure that tarnishing doesn’t spoil your silver jewellery, it is important to follow a few simple steps;

Apply any scents and lotions before you put it on.

Avoid wearing jewellery when doing sports or washing up.

We advise that you keep your jewellery in the box it came in or in a jewellery pouch.

To keep your jewellery clean we recommend that you gently rub the item with a lint free cloth. Be very careful when cleaning chains and pieces with gems in.

How to look after your gold jewellery:

Daisy Knights gold items are 9k gold. Follow the same instructions as silver for care. Email us with an questions.

Take your jewellery off at night and remove it for sports and water activities.

We will replate your gold vermeil jewellery (this is only a few sale items, we no longer do gold vermeil jewelelry) for a small fee, but if you follow the care instructions the plating should last a long time!

How to look after your Daisy Knights watch:

Our watches come with a one year warranty. You must have the original warranty slip for it to be valid.

We do not offer a service to remove links on our watches to adjust the size, you can take it to a local jeweller to remove the links for a minimal fee, however this will void the warranty we offer for the watchstrap.

Although our watches are water resistant we advise that you keep it away from water as it might damage the exterior, the coating or the mechanism.

Repairs and polishing service:

We are all about buying less and wearring more, we want you to wear and love your Daisy Knights jewellery. If any of your Daisy Knights jewellery is looking a bit loved and worn you can send it to us for a touch of R&R, we will polish it up and return it to its former glory for a small charge plus postage.

However old and well loved your Daisy Knights friendship bracelet is, we will replace the cord free of charge, you only have to worry about postage and what colour you want to pick! Postage is free if you purchase something from the website.

All R&R clients and repairs may take up to 6 weeks during our busiest time between October and January. R&R jewellery will not be worked on until items have been paid for.

Email us at [email protected] to book in your jewellery’s R&R or if you have any questions about cleaning your Daisy Knights jewellery.  

Candle Care:

To get the best out of your vegan Daisy Knights candle please follow the below.

When lighting for the first time burn until wax melts across entire surface to the sides of vessel (this prevents tunneling, and creates an even burn for the duration of the candle’s ‘life’) This may take up to 2-4 hours.

Trim wick to 5 mm before each burn to promote an even burn, steady flame and limit sooting/mushrooming of wick.

If soot forms on the inside of  vessel, extinguish candle, wait for it to cool, then wipe with a clean damp cloth. Trim wick and relight.

Keep the wax pool free of wick trimmings, matches and debris at all times.

Extinguish candle with a snuffer, or dip wick into melted wax and then straighten wick to prevent smoking and also prevent hot wax from splattering. Do not blow out.

Draughts decrease burn time, cause uneven burning, smoking and diminished scent throw.

Efficient burning means flame is not flickering, teardrop shaped and upright.

Extinguish a candle if it smokes, flickers, or the flame becomes too high. These signs indicate the candle is not burning properly and the flame isn’t controlled. Let the candle cool, trim the wick, then check for drafts before re-lighting.

Maximizing scent throw – open windows/doors will disperse scent. For maximum fragrance keep closed and burn in desired space for 30 mins before entering.

Always store your candles in a cool, dark and dry place. Scented candles also look great stored under a glass cloche, which also protects from dust.

Avoid placing your candles where they will be directly exposed to sunlight or harsh indoor lighting, such as a spotlights

Your can remove dust and fingerprints from a candle by gently rubbing the surface with a piece of nylon or a soft cloth. The cloth can be dry or slightly dampened with water

The box your Daisy Knights candle comes in is recyclable as well as the glass jar.

 

Apparel Care:

We are committed to genuine sustainability throughout our garment supply chain.

Our raw materials are organic, drastically reducing the amount of water in production and because we use no GMO's our fabric is softer against your skin.

25% of the carbon footprint of clothes comes from how we care for them so to get the most out of this garment and to protect the Earth follow these washing tips:
 

Wash inside out on a cool and delicate setting. Better yet, wash by hand!
Hang dry, don't tumble dry
Do not iron over embellishment

Buy less and choose well, let's make the clothes we love last longer!

Gold foil printing is a surface print and will last a long time if you take care of it, wash inside out and only wash when needed.

 

About Organic Bamboo products

Bamboo fabric is antibacterial - keeps you odour-free and feeling fresh. Highly sweat absorbent (pulls moisture from skin for evaporation - moisture wicking) - keeps you dry and is powerfully insulating - keeping you cooler in summer and warmer in winter.

 

Environmental Benefits of Organic Cotton 

You might be surprised to know that conventional cotton accounts for nearly 25% of the insecticides and 10% of the pesticides used throughout the world, although is it grown on only 3% of the total cultivated area. Cotton crops have been plagued by numerous diseases and pests over the years, including bacterial blight, ascochvta blight, southern blight, lef spot, bollworm, white fly, crown gall, lint degradation, anthracnose, areolate mildew, powdery mildew, black root rot, boll rot, sting nematode, charcoal rot, escobilla, stem canker, leaf spot, lint contamination, terminal stunt, cotton rust, southwestern cotton rust, tropical cotton rust, verticillium wilt, reniform nematode, abutilon mosaic, anthocyanosis, blue disease, small leaf, leaf crumple, leaf curl, leaf mottle, leaf roll, psylosis, and phyllody. It also ranks fourth in the list of most heavily fertilized crops.

The excessive use of chemicals in conventional cotton production has led to a great deal of environmental pollution. Organic cotton is grown using organic means without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides, therefore helping to improve the quality of the land, prevent water contamination, and conserve biodiversity.

 

Improved Health for Farmers 

Like conventional coffee production, conventional cotton production also leads to poisoning, causing various health problems for cotton farmers. The problem of poisoning due to chemical insecticides and pesticides is so acute that thousands of poor farmers in developing countries end up losing their lives. Organic cotton production, on the other hand, ensures a healthy life for the farmers and their families.


 



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