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To display our jewelry: We have 15 different designs — most have 3 sizes of bracelets, pendants, stick pins (can be used for hat pins), push pins, dangle earrings, stud earrings, and prayer shawl clips. To keep them separate — yet pretty — we use our Correll Dinner plates – fill them with acquarium rock (everyone wants to know what this is — we have guesses of licorice to all sorts of things) and then place the jewelry on top. Each plate is labeled. We have tried other entities to try to eliminate the weight – i.e., black beans and shiny beads — the beans didn’t show off the jewelry — it was too dull – and the beads were actually too shiny and competed. So we are sticking to the aquarium rock. We made a lucite piece to place over the plates so that we can get the rocks back into ziplock bags in a quick and efficient manner without too many on the floor! It does look pretty. As
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