Permanent jeweler Linked Por Vida opened in New Braunfels in October inside the Ultraviolet Salon at 681 S Hwy. 46. The business is owned by mother and daughter Gloria and Mia Gomez who custom-fit bracelets, necklaces, anklets and rings that are welded closed to become permanent. The jewelry is made with 14-karat gold-filled, sterling silver or rose gold chains with optional charms available. 830-310-1659.