Summer Jewelry Care

Summer Jewelry Care

Everyone loves spending a day at the pool, lake, or beach in the summertime.  And who doesn’t enjoy a trip to a beautiful, sunny beach when they are lucky enough to escape the New Jersey winter? Wherever your travels might take you, here are some important tips for...

Why did my jewelry break?

We explain some common reasons why jewelry breaks So you paid thousands of dollars for a very nice piece of jewelry and over the years it has grown to be as much a part of you as the hair on your head. One day while wearing it the unthinkable happens – it breaks. But...
Are Lab-Grown Diamonds For Real?

Are Lab-Grown Diamonds For Real?

Are lab-grown diamonds for real?‘Eco-friendliness’ and lower costs make them attractive, but consider the facts… Lab-grown vs. natural diamonds: Which would you choose for that special moment?Buying a diamond is one of the most important purchases you will ever make....
How to sell gold or unwanted jewelry

How to sell gold or unwanted jewelry

Learn your best bet for selling your gold and unwanted jewelry Buying gold and used or unwanted jewelry has been a service provided by jewelers since the beginning of time. Whether people are looking to make a few dollars selling old jewelry or just want to clean out...
What Do Those Markings On My Jewelry Mean?

What Do Those Markings On My Jewelry Mean?

WHAT DO THOSE MARKINGS ON MY JEWELRY MEAN? Customers often ask us: “How pure is the gold, silver or platinum in my precious piece? How can I find out how pure my piece is?” The most important thing is to understand that gold purity is marked in two ways. The gold,...
Pearl Buying Guide

Pearl Buying Guide

We cover the ins and outs of buying pearls in our pearl buying guidePearls are one type of jewelry that can be considered both classic and contemporary. They can be worn many different ways, and are offered at a broad range of prices. When it comes to buying pearls,...
Jewelry & Metal Allergies

Jewelry & Metal Allergies

Learn about how metal allergies affect wearing jewelry Have you ever had an allergic reaction with a piece of jewelry you are wearing? Has something you had on caused a rash or made your skin itch? If you answered “Yes,” you are not alone. We often hear our clients...
How to Choose a Jeweler

How to Choose a Jeweler

We explain how to go about choosing a jeweler.With so many people turning to the internet to buy goods and seek advice, brick and mortar stores have become a bit “old fashioned.” When it comes to jewelry, people do not start their research by walking into a store like...
How much do watch batteries cost?

How much do watch batteries cost?

We explain how much watch batteries cost and the costs to get a watch battery replaced.So you have spent time shopping for a watch, you wear it every-day, or almost every day, but now the battery is dead. How much time will it take to replace the battery and how much...