As a creator of handmade jewelry, I recognize the value of any tool that allows me to pursue my craft. Constructing objects by hand requires a careful precision and delicate touch to create worthwhile pieces. It's a process that demands both the attention and creative passion from the individual involved. That's why anything that enhances my ability to perceive and work with my jewelry is something I consider well worth having. Magnifying lamps have always assisted me in my endeavors, which I why I felt this product was highly relevant to myself and anyone else making crafts by hand. 

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The new Lightview XL magnifying lamp is definitely an upgrade over the one I've had before. My old lamp has lasted me more than 15 years reliably, but this new lamp features many useful improvements. The lens is much wider and magnifies better than my previous one. The light is also brighter and covers a wider area, making it much easier to work with on projects of varying sizes and shapes. The color of the light may also be changed, which is great for working with an assortment of colored gems and beads.

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One thing I particularly like is that the top can be closed to protect it from dust when not in use. The product itself is sturdy and seems very reliable. The LED lights are efficient enough that they should last for about 20 years. Given my experience with the previous lamp, I expect this one to last quite a while through a multitude of new creations. If there's one thing I'd like to improve, I'd like the light to swivel left and right rather than up and down only. Overall, I'm highly satisfied with this new lamp and I'd recommend it for crafters of all ages. 

At SWCreations, making products by hand is a passion we are excited to share. Visit us here to take a look at some of our one-of-a-kind creations and maybe find a piece that speaks especially to you.

November 26, 2018 — SWCreations Jewelry

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