Heat or cool your body with a bracelet (and save on electricity bills)

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Friday 1 November 2013

Instead of shelling out hundreds of dollars to stay warm or cool during the year, MIT students have come up with the next best thing: Wristify. This bracelet increases whole-body thermal comfort ‘by providing tailored stimuli to the wrist’. The Wristify team found that applying the smallest change in temperature to the skin can change […]

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Jewellery by Koko and Beau

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By Rachael Jane in New Fashion on Friday 14 September 2012

Coveting the arm candy sported by fashionistas worldwide? With its colourful faux suede charm bracelets and ever so hipster triangle necklaces, newly relaunched UK jewellery boutique Koko and Beau has the answer to your prayers. Stand out from the crowd with the quirky deer earrings, or add a pop of colour to your look with their glossy double triangle necklaces.

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Alkemie Jewelry

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By Katriane Hill in New Eco on Thursday 5 February 2009

Alkemie Jewelry, the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Ashley Lowengrub and Dara Gerson, is a Los-Angeles based company who make socially responsible pieces of jewelry. Their entire collection is made from 100 percent recast metal in the USA. When leather is used, Alkemie obtains the leather from cattle ranches that uses all of the animal, and […]

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