LooptyHoops News, Tips, and Style Guide — travel

Our Gift to YOU: A Concierge Gift Service

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Doesn’t it seem like a storm of clutter coming our way with all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday notices...already?   You are a valued client of LooptyHoops and we think you deserve a less stressful holiday season. So we have a concierge gift service to be helpful to you.   Who on your gift list lives out of your area and might love a gift of hoop earrings from you?   You know how our package arrives...the hoops are wrapped in hot pink tissue inside a white leatherette travel pouch so there’s no further gift wrapping needed. We’ll send your...

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LooptyHoops Featured in Coastal Living Magazine!

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Wow, it's been like Christmas in October for us here at LooptyHoops! Here's why..... We were chosen by Coastal Living Magazine to be featured in their November 2013 issue, which actually was distributed in mid-October.  A magazine representative found our site and reached out to me. It is such an honor to be featured in this prestigious publication. I remember when our copy of the magazine came in the mail...it was a thrill to turn the page and see our hoops!   The hoops Coastal Living chose to feature are our Simple Silver Tube Hoops which come in three sizes...

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My jewelry was stolen last weekend

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Well, it happened... Some of my favorite jewelry was stolen this past weekend. I'll tell you how. I was flying out of town for Memorial Day weekend and the Philadelphia airport was very busy. Even though I was there an hour and a half before my flight, I was nervous about getting up to security and through what I expected to be a very long line. I had a small shoulder purse, a leather backpack with my computer in it, and a large brown bag, like an over-sized purse, that had a zipper along the top that was open. Inside...

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How to Protect Your Jewelry When Traveling

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Here are some Do’s and Don’ts on Traveling Safely with Your Jewelry Do’s Carry your jewelry in something that doesn’t scream “I’m a jewelry bag!” Only take the minimum amount you need to wear with the wardrobe you are taking. Lay out your jewelry before packing it and take a photo of it so you will have a record of what you are taking in case something is lost or stolen. Put your jewelry in two or more different containers, not all in one bag. Keep your jewelry in your hotel room safe, or if not provided, behind the front...

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How to Travel with Hoop Earrings

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The most likely way that hoop earrings, or any jewelry for that matter, might be damaged is when you travel. With hoops, it's important to separate each one from the other and surround each individual hoop with a soft material. Then take the separately wrapped hoops and put them both in a small cardboard or metal box to carry in your purse or in your suitcase. This will protect them from other objects damaging them. The most dangerous way to travel with hoop earrings is to place them loose in your change purse (almost guaranteed to damage them!) or in...

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