Steps of Empowerment Necklace
Sterling silver or 18k gold-plated sterling silver chain and 0.5" pendant set with cubic zirconia. 18" in length.
Mai Lae’s journey is one of bravery and healing. When she first joined our program, she had escaped from a traumatic trafficking experience; and though she was physically safe and sound, she was emotionally scarred. Mai Lae suffered from intense panic attacks that dissuaded her from speaking with or being near other people. Though she joined our various classes and activities, Mai Lae never wanted to interact with others or be too involved in anything, save our singing time.
Very slowly, we engaged her in trauma-focused counseling and encouraged her in the joy she found in singing. Her story is one of steady restoration and empowerment; so much so that all those around her noticed her gradual improvement and increasing sense of freedom.
The Empowerment Collection encourages the wearer to continue in their own personal battles. It is a reminder that we can overcome seemingly impossible obstacles by taking one small step at a time.
Properly caring for your Eden Jewelry will ensure a longer wear life. Follow these simple guidelines, and you can enjoy your jewelry for years to come. Avoid wet environments. Do not wear into the shower or store in humid places. Apply lotions, makeup, hairspray, and perfume before putting on your jewelry. Avoid contact with household cleaning products.
CARING FOR STERLING SILVER JEWELRY
Sterling silver jewellery is marked with a 925 stamp. Polish sterling silver pieces with a jewelry polishing cloth. If more attention is needed, immerse in a solution of warm water and mild dishwashing liquid and gently hand wash. A soft toothbrush can also be used for more abrasive cleaning when needed. Thoroughly rinse and completely dry the silver before storing, as moisture contributes to tarnishing. Never clean your jewelry in bleach. If the jewelry contains gemstones or pearls, do not submerge the entire piece into the water. Instead, use a cotton swab with mild dishwashing liquid to wash only the silver.
Note: These instructions are not for silver plated items.
Please see the next section for plated items.
CARING FOR GOLD PLATED STAINLESS STEEL JEWELRY OR SILVER PLATED JEWELRY
To clean your gold plated jewelry at home, use a non-abrasive jewelry cleaner that is safe for plated parts or a mild soap and water. Use a soft cloth to clean the item carefully. After cleaning, rinse with lukewarm water and allow it to dry completely.
Buffing your plated jewelry with a soft cloth is an effective and inexpensive way to keep your pieces lustrous.
Note: Do not use a jewelry polishing cloth, as this can damage the finish.
CARING FOR BRASS JEWELRY
To return brass to its original shine, make a paste of baking soda, water, and lemon juice and gently rub it onto the piece with a soft cloth. Wash the mixture off using running water, then dry and buff with a clean cloth.
CARING FOR STAINLESS STEEL JEWELRY
To clean stainless steel jewelry, pour warm water into a small bowl, and add mild dish washing soap. Dip a soft, lint-free cloth into the soapy water, and gently wipe the stainless steel jewelry with the damp cloth until the piece is clean. When cleaning it, rub the item along its polish lines. Wipe remaining soap off jewelry using a moist cloth dipped in clean water. Dry jewelry well with a clean towel, and then leave to air dry. After it is clean, a jewelry polishing cloth can be used to shine it.
CARING FOR BRAIDED OR BEADED JEWELRYTo clean beaded or braided jewelry, use a soft brush to apply a solution of warm water and mild soap. If you are cleaning your jewelry in or near the sink, be sure to place a rubber mat or cloth over the drain to avoid losing any small pieces.
When will I receive my order?
Thank you so much for purchasing Eden! We love that you’re excited to receive your jewelry. We do our best to process all orders for shipment within 72 hours of receiving them – with the exception of weekends and holiday rush times. The arrival date will depend on the country and shipping method selected at checkout.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we ship worldwide for a flat rate of $25 USD. Please be aware that Eden can’t control how different countries choose to levy customs fees, duties, or other taxes on incoming goods. We cannot predict what customs fees may be, as each country has its own individual policies. If you are not familiar with your country's import policies and taxation practices, please check before ordering.
I have not received any emails about my order. Was it placed successfully?
If you did not receive an Order Confirmation email shortly after placing your order, it’s possible the order was not fully placed or that your email was entered incorrectly. Please reach out to Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org if you did not receive your Order Confirmation and we’ll take a look.
My order was returned to Eden. What do I do?
Undeliverable orders due to address error will require re-shipment. We want to make sure you receive your jewelry, so Eden will happily cover the cost of the second attempt after the original order has made it back to us.
Our Return Policy
All returns must be approved by our Customer Care department. If for any reason you wish to return or exchange an item, please email email@example.com within 30 days of your receipt. Once approved, you can use one of the addresses below for your return.
USA Return Address:
1211 S Linneman Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Australia Return Address:
4 Graeme Ave
Still have questions? Be sure to check our FAQ page or contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will handle your return by either promptly exchanging the item or issuing a credit or refund.