Educational: Jewelry Repair & Care
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...
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…
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.
Everyone knows the phrase “a diamond is forever” in part because there is no harder material on earth than a shiny, beautiful diamond. But despite the fact it’s harder than nails, many of our customers want to know if it’s possible to damage a diamond ring.
Ever find the ring that you have been wearing for 10 years has “shrunk?” Or you were given a ring as a gift and it is too big or too small? This is something we see all the time. Customers want to know their options: Can a ring be stretched or resized to fit their hand?
Rings come in different shapes and sizes. From casual to formal, we’ve seen them all here at Braunschweiger Jewelers. In fact, rings are some of the most common pieces we see for repair in the service department at our jewelry stores.
If you’re like me, you probably have that one piece of jewelry that is only worn on special occasions. It’s kept hidden and safe in the jewelry box so you always know where it is when you want to wear it. The problem that me, my customers, and anyone who owns jewelry knows, is sometimes the item can appear a little off.
Ever wonder how to restring pearls? Watch the video to find out!
Ever wonder what it takes to size a ring? Watch the video to see the steps our trained jewelers take when re-sizing your ring!