DO HAND CLEANERS HARM YOUR JEWELRY? With all this extra hand washing and sanitizing going on, we can see what it is doing to our hands but what about our jewelry? Our clients have been reaching out to us asking if the overuse of hand soaps and sanitizers could...
Coronavirus taking over all our thoughts..and rightfully so! Now is the time to think about the dirt, bacteria and GERMS in your jewelry that you can't see. If you are wearing a bracelet, necklace, ring, earrings or watch that hasn't been taken off and cleaned in...
There are many things to think about when investing in an engagement ring, but the one major focus is the center stone. Most of the time, the stone accounts for a substantial or, in some cases, the largest part of the expense.
Ring design tricks add prominence and pizazz to moderately sized stones, as do alternative ‘center stones.’
A piece of jewelry passed to you from a loved one carries special meaning. It signifies family, love, and strength over the years….
When it comes to visiting an estate sale or a vintage or antique jewelry store, there are many treasures to be found. To the uninitiated, the sheer amount of estate jewelry out there is hard to wrap your head around because of the types, and time periods, that jewelry was made in.
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 own head. One day while wearing it the unthinkable happens – it breaks! But why?
Regardless of if your jewelry is a custom made designer piece, antique, or funky and eclectic, all jewelry is susceptible to damage and breaking…
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 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 their old jewelry box, selling gold and unwanted jewelry is a very common part of the jewelry industry.
Who doesn’t love spending a day at the pool, lake, or beach in the summer? Or maybe you travel for the winter and enjoy leisurely activities year-round. Regardless, be careful with your jewelry in and around water.
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.