Can Necklaces Mean a Pain in the Neck
The wearing of jewellery has been with us across the ages with both men and women seeking to adorn their persons with these ornamental devices. The word jewellery is anglicised from an old French word “joule” (jewel), but the origin can be further traced back to the Latin word “jocale” which means plaything.
Although we typically think of jewellery as being made from precious metals and gemstones, over the centuries it has been made from a variety of materials such as cloth, wood, shells,...
Hot Tub Water Maintenance
How does one keep the water in a Jacuzzi style hot tub so fresh and inviting?
The key has to be regular water Maintenance in order to keep the water crystal clear.
There are some basic steps that you need to do to on a routine basis. One of them is just to simply carry out a routine test on the sanitizer levels.
You can buy various test kits including simple test strips in order to be able to do this.
Test strips inexpensive and easily available but one has to ensure that you use the...
Hot Tub Benefits of Ownership
Having a Hot Tub provides many benefits and these have been known to man since time Immemorial. For many thousands of years that magical liquid water has been a great relief for many of the ailments that the fabric of life brings to us mortals. In Times long ago in Egypt, Rome, Greece & Spain it was a very normal practice to enjoy long hot soaks, not only was it considered to be a ritual but much more than that it was regarded as a health cure known to bring relief from the aches,...
Hot Tubs Are they all the same
Here is the 64 million dollar question are all Hot Tubs the same - of course not.
Many Hot Tubs, particularly the cheap imports form the east, are constructed using the cheapest possible methods cutting the cost as opposed to constructing to a high standard of quality. Often made by unskilled workers who are unsupervised working in the harsh conditions of a slave factory.
Like wise this cost cutting or trying to make a Hot Tub from the cheapest way can also apply to those who are making the...
Jewelry throughout Time
Throughout time, man has sought to decorate the human body and this has manifested as body painting, tattoos, piercing and for those a little squeamish or less brave, decoration by the wearing of adornments generally known as jewelry.
In ancient times, jewelry may have been simple pieces made from natural materials such as shells plucked from the seashore or pebbles worn smooth and polished by years of being tumbled along the sea or river bed. These would have been strung together perhaps as...
Safety when decorating
When you decide to paint and decorate there are some very important considerations to take into account. Many people would say that the most important is the preparation of the surface to be painted and whilst that is a very important point the most important and the one that is sadly often overlooked is SAFETY.
That has to be the most important consideration looking after your self and of course your family has to be the number one priority after all there would be little point in yo...
Maintaining a Hot Tub
A premier quality American Spa Hot Tub is a major investment in your lifestyle.
This is a substantial purchase which might rank third after other substantial purchases like a house or a flat and a motor car.
In order to ensure that your investment in a new life style provides many years of reliable service, it is of course essential that you have a regular schedule of simple but well planned maintenance. That way you will get the best value for your money. There are many simple routine...
Hot Tubs Natural Hot springs
What are the real advantages of a Natural Hot Spring Spa compared with a modern portable spa?
By a natural Hot Spring Spa I mean the kind of place that people would travel to take the waters. The actual word SPA is thought to have come from the Latin as Sanus Per Aquam (SPA) meaning health through water. Some people believe that in the days of the Roman Empire that their soldiers would seek out hot springs to help heal their battle weary limbs.
There are of course many places on Earth where...
Commissioning your Hot Tub
When one has purchased a new Jacuzzi Spa you naturally wish to use it as quickly as possible, after all not much point in buying it if you can not get to use it, however there some elementary points that you need to cover to ensure that it is safe to enjoy.
Of course the idea that warm water flowing through massage jets soothing ones aching and tired muscles does become to sound like a real treat after a day at work.
Jacuzzi style Hot Tubs and spas have come on leaps and bounds since...
Buying a Spa
The majority of us accept that using a Spa is beneficial for us and it is a new life style filled with hydro massage, peace, relaxation and pleasant memories
Whether it is simply that magic respite that we all seek in a calming way at the end of a workday or that quality relaxation time with your friends, family and loved ones.
The quality in your life will increase dramatically improving not only your health but also your happiness and well being from the very many therapeutic benefits that...