Category Archives: Expert Jewelry Information

Round Brilliant Diamonds Explained

Did you know that three out of every four jewelry clients have jewelry made with a round brilliant diamond? The round brilliant is classic & compliments every look and style.

In addition to its timeless appearance, this cut design has a low chipping risk and possesses the most sparkle & scintillation of any cut. Keep reading to learn more about this diamond cut.

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Everything You Want to Know About Pear-Cut Diamonds

The pear cut or teardrop gemstone is one of the most popular cuts on the market today. That’s because, similarly to the round cut, it maximizes the gem’s potential for sparkling. It’s also a popular cut for rings due to its capacity to make the finger look thinner and longer. However, rings aren’t the only piece of jewelry that is suited for this gem.

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Princess Cut Gemstones

For engagement rings, the second most popular choice of diamonds is the princess cut. This square-shaped diamond haPs between 58 to 76 facets with a rounded top, resembling the shape of a pyramid that can brightly reflect light from one of its four beveled sides. If you are considering a princess cut for your special occasion, there are a few things to keep in mind.

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Sustainable Gold – A More Responsible Alternative to Mining

Why Should You Care About Ethically Sourced Gold and Precious Metals?

Why Should You Care About Ethically Sourced Gold and Precious Metals

Mining and sourcing of gold, precious metals, diamonds, and gemstones come at a great cost to human lives, communities, and the environment, something that’s not usually considered when one steps out to buy a piece of jewelry which is why we use 100% recycled gold and always recommend recycled gold.

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How To Know If Your Jewelry Is Worth Repairing

Many people have a similar problem: pushed to the back of the jewelry box is a piece of jewelry that is never worn because it’s in need of repair. People often are unsure if their jewelry is worth the cost of repair or if it can even be fixed. If you are holding on to damaged jewelry, either because you’re not sure if it’s valuable or because it is dear to your heart, here are a few suggestions to help you decide if you should repair it or let it go. 

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What to Consider When Creating a Men’s Custom Wedding Band

Today’s modern men are gravitating towards something a little different

In the past, men’s wedding bands have been a pretty simple addition to any marriage ceremony. While a woman’s ring is often strategically chosen to compliment her engagement ring, men have seemed to focus more on subtlety and class. A simple ring that showcases their commitment to their spouse, but not in a flashy way.

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Jewelry Gifts for Your Bridal Party

Jewelry Gifts for Your Bridal Party

 

Bridal Party & Maid of Honor Jewelry Gift Ideas

 

Your maid of honor and the other members of your bridal party have invested a lot of time, effort, and even expense in helping make your wedding a dream come true. Honor their efforts with a thoughtfully chosen, unique, and truly wonderful thank you gift.

The gifts needn’t be identical but should all fall within the same price range. The only exceptions might be spending a bit less for the flower girls and junior bridesmaids and a bit more for the maid of honor. Your maid of honor deserves an extra special gift for having your back throughout the whole wedding planning process!

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Choosing the Right Gemstones When Designing Jewelry

Choosing the Right Gemstones When Designing Jewelry

 

Breathtaking beauty, sparkle, and color… Gemstones are the heart and soul of fine jewelry. 

 

Purple Sapphire Wedding RingMinerals, Gemstones, and Jewels

 

According to the International Gem Society (IGS), gemstones are defined as: “Minerals that have been chosen for their beauty and durability, then cut and polished for use as human adornment.” Many of the minerals classified as gemstones are crystalline in nature, perhaps because crystals are naturally sparkly.

 

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