Jewelry is precious and needs to be handled with care. Read more about the specialty jewelry cleaners who are professionally trained to clean gemstones like pearls, opals, amber and other gems. Liquid SolutionsThese solutions are general cleaners that work for most pieces, except for the porous and enhanced stones. The combination of ammonia, soap and water make for safe jewelry cleaners, especially for gold and diamonds. Allowing the pieces to soak for at least 20 minutes and then scrubbing in the nooks and crannies of the setting gets the dirt and grime accumulation out.Cleaning EquipmentThere are also machines that were once only available to the jewelry stores. Continue reading
A video projector is an image projector that receives a video signal and projects the corresponding image on a projection screen using a lens system. All video projectors use a very bright light to project the image, and most modern ones can correct any curves, blurriness, and other inconsistencies through manual settings. Video projectors are widely used for many applications such as, conference room presentations, classroom training, home theatre and concerts. Projectors are widely used in many schools and other educational settings, sometimes connected to an interactive whiteboard to interactively teach pupils. Continue reading
A network video recorder (NVR) is a software program that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card or other mass storage device. An NVR contains no dedicated video capture hardware. However, the software is typically run on a dedicated device, usually with an embedded operating system. An NVR is typically deployed in an IP video surveillance system. Continue reading
A digital video recorder (DVR), sometimes referred to by the merchandising term personal video recorder (PVR), is a consumer electronics device or application software that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device. The term includes set-top boxes (STB) with direct to disk recording facility, portable media players (PMP) with recording, recorders (PMR) as camcorders that record onto Secure Digital memory cards and software for personal computers which enables video capture and playback to and from a hard disk drive. A television set with built-in digital video-recording facilities was introduced by LG in 2007, followed by other manufacturers. Continue reading
At first glance, it’s easy to tell Utility and Sport ATV’s apart, and many people will eliminate one class of these quads solely on appearance. However, other than size, there are some important differences between Utility and Sport quads that you might want to take into consideration if you are looking for a new ATV, or the next time you go riding. Continue reading
When did diamonds first become recognized as precious stones and used for jewelry? The earliest reference to them has been found in a Sanskrit document dated around 300 BCE. They were associated with the gods and were used to decorate religious icons and statues. In India, only kings, the highest caste, were allowed to own them.
Although diamonds were traded east and west of India, they were still prized in their natural crystal state, or polished to increase the shine and luster of them. The first guild of diamond cutters was established in 1375, and it was then that the practice of cutting the stones and faceting them was developed. Continue reading
A large number of American homes have a pool in their backyard. In fact, so many homeowners do that it is likely that you are one of them. When it comes to owning a pool, there are many families who do not purchase additional pool accessories. While there may be money saving benefits to this, you may also find benefits to stocking your pool and your home with pool accessories.
When it comes to pool accessories, there are many individuals who automatically think of pool toys or pool hardware. While these types of items are considered pool accessories, they are not the only thing that is. Did you know that a pool house can also be considered a pool accessory? Whether you own a pool or are thinking about owning one, you need to yourself an important question. That question is whether or not you need a pool house. Continue reading
These days, home burglary is one the rise. Over 70% of all crime these days relates to property crimes, normally involving the home. Although police and local authorities are doing everything they can to put a stop to crime, burglary is something that cannot be stopped. Even though there are ways to protect yourself, burglars will always be lurking out there – waiting for their next victim. Continue reading
Vitamin A was first discovered back in 1912, by a Polish biochemist named Casimir Funk. He came up with the word vitamine, which was later given the name vitamin. Funk was the first to discover vitamins as we know them today, although vitamin A was actually the first one discovered, hence the letter “A” in the title of the vitamin.
You can find vitamin A in natural foods such as oranges and yellow fruits. It can also be found in vegetables as well, such as spinach and fats. When found in vegetables, vitamin A is water soluble, coming in the form of beta carotene. The beta carotene form of vitamin A can be eliminated from your body through natural processes, making it an excellent way to get vitamin A. Continue reading
Every day, millions of homeowners enter their kitchen. Unfortunately, not all of those individuals like what they see. If you are unhappy with the way that your kitchen looks, it may be time for a little remodeling project. Actually, it may even be time for a big remodeling project. When it comes to kitchen remodeling, you will find that, as a homeowner, you have an unlimited number of options. If you choose to do so, you could remodel everything, right down to the kitchen sink. Continue reading