Category Archives: Expert Jewelry Information

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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Diamonds and Gemstone Cuts Explained

Diamonds and Gemstone Cuts Explained

When it comes to diamonds, all stones are not the same. There are many different sizes, shapes, and designs that give diamonds their individual character. At Revolution Jewelry Works, our focus is on creating unique fine jewelry our customers will never see anywhere else, whether you choose diamonds alone or a combination of diamonds and other gemstones. Our experts work with you to create the design of your dreams. For creative jewelry with personality, Colorado Springs comes to Revolution Jewelry Works.

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What is a Moissanite Ring?

What Is Moissanite?

 

Moissanite is a gemstone made of naturally occurring silicon carbide originally discovered in 1893 in a meteor crater, making it literally a space rock. It was later also discovered in Wyoming, in the Green River Formation. Today, Moissanite for jewelry is exclusively lab-grown. A classic Moissanite gem looks a lot like a diamond, has a faint yellow tinge, and an incredible brilliance. Like a diamond, Moissanite rings are both clear and sparkly. Moissanite is a unique gemstone, and just like a diamond, it’s also very rare in nature. Both stones are available in a variety of shapes, making both a wise choice for an engagement or wedding ring.

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