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Alternative Metals

Alternative Metals Tungsten Rings: Does Tungsten Shatter? Alternative Metals

Before we can definitively answer this question, we must first explore some essential facts about tungsten. What Is Tungsten? Tungsten is one of the strongest metals used by jewelers. Where diamonds rate a ten on the Mohs scale of hardness, this metal measures a 9. To illustrate just how incredibly hard that is for a […]


Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Antique & Vintage Jewelry Types of Vintage Jewelry: A Guide Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Once used only to refer to fine wines, the word vintage is derived from the French word ‘vendange’. Purchasing vintage or antique jewelry can be an excellent investment. These pieces have withstood the test of time and offer valuable insight into the past. Antique jewelry pieces can include anything from geometric designs to intricate engravings […]


Antique & Vintage Jewelry What Is Estate Jewelry and How Is It Different from Antique and Vintage Jewelry? Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Is There Even a Difference? Indeed, there is quite a significant difference between antique, vintage, and estate jewelry. The difference lies mainly in their age, but also in how they acquired their titles. The Difference Between Antique, Vintage, and Estate Jewelry The terms estate, vintage, and antique are easily and readily confused – especially when it comes to jewelry. […]


Jewelry History & Education

Jewelry History & Education The History of Rings Jewelry History & Education

A ring is a piece of polished gold, silver, or other metal shaped in a circle and commonly worn on the fingers. Some cultures also wear rings on the toes or through piercings in the nose and ears. Although primarily used to adorn the body, finger rings were (and still are) widely used to represent […]


Jewelry History & Education Everything You Need To Know About The Cape Cod Bracelet Jewelry History & Education

At first glance, the Cape Cod Bracelet is nothing special. A simple gold ball mounted on a rigid silver band with the release mechanism hidden in the ball. But what makes them special is the fit caused by their shape. The idea of the unique fit of this bracelet is for comfort alone. The way […]


Jewelry History & Education How The Perfect Gold Belcher Bracelet Came to Be Jewelry History & Education

The Belcher bracelet is a descendant of the classic Belcher chain. These bracelets come in various sizes and in just about any kind of metal you can think of. Belcher chains are probably the most versatile jewelry chain variety on the market. It is also one of the strongest and is worn readily by men […]


Jewelry History & Education Evil Eye Bracelet: Meaning and Origins Jewelry History & Education

The evil eye symbol. Chances are you’ve seen evil eye jewelry many times—from earrings to necklaces, and bracelets to amulets. The evil eye has played a key role in many cultures around the world. In fact, the evil eye originated from the Ancient Romans and Greeks some 3,000 years ago. The evil eye has a […]


Jewelry History & Education The History Of Cuban Link Chains Jewelry History & Education

Cuban link chains (also known as Miami Cuban links) are an iconic type of necklace that was allegedly born from the 1970s hip-hop jewelry movement. Today, this versatile link chain is still a common sight around the necks of hip-hop artists and fashion enthusiasts alike and comes in a wide array of materials, from yellow […]


Necklaces & Pendants

Necklaces & Pendants Tree of Life Necklace: The Meaning And History Behind The Symbol Necklaces & Pendants

The Tree of Life has been around since ancient times, with variations seen across many cultures. The Tree of Life serves as a spiritual symbol of growth and continuity. It also serves as the ancient symbol for our connection to Mother Earth. The symbolism of the Tree of Life carries a deep meaning that changes […]


Precious Metals

Precious Metals All About 24K Gold: Pros, Cons, Price, and Purity Precious Metals

A ‘karat’ is the unit measurement for gold purity. Most gold jewelry consists of gold alloyed with other metals. Lower karats mean less gold; for example, 14-karat gold contains 58.3 per cent gold and 41.7 per cent other metals, such as silver or copper. 24-karat gold is pure gold containing no other metals. The reason […]


Precious Metals What Is Sterling Silver & How Is It Different From Pure Silver Jewelry? Precious Metals

Silver has long been one of the most popular materials used by humans. Throughout human history, our society has used silver to produce coins, high-status homewares, mirrors, cars, electronics, medicine, and more. The jewelry-making industry also uses silver to craft timeless pieces symbolizing prosperity and 25 years of marriage. If you’re a jewelry lover, there […]


Precious Metals What Is Rose Gold? Precious Metals

Rose gold is a colored gold with a distinctive pink hue. It is also sometimes called pink gold or red gold. Rose gold is a popular option for engagement rings and other jewelry due to its romantic vintage appeal. Read on to find out more about this gold alloy, from how it’s made to where […]


Precious Metals A Complete Guide to Gold Jewellery Precious Metals

Choosing the right precious metal for your jewellery piece can be a challenge. Perhaps the most traditional choice is yellow gold. Gold is loved for its durability and rich appearance. It is also an especially popular option for things like wedding and engagement rings. There is an old expression that goes ‘All that glitters isn’t […]


Precious Metals Everything You Need to Know About Gold Pendants Precious Metals

When you are shopping for gold pendants, it goes without saying that you would want to choose the right one for you. Finding a design that you like is important, but so is knowing how to care for your gold pendants. There are also different types of gold that you need to know about. How […]


Reviews

Reviews Kevin Jewelers Reviews

Established in 1975, Kevin Jewelers has been manufacturing high-quality jewelry and offering it at affordable prices to loyal customers for almost 50 years. It all began with the dream of owning a jewelry store. It took many years of planning, saving, and developing until 1975, when Kevin Jewelers opened the doors to its first store […]


Reviews Riddle’s Jewelry Reviews

Riddle’s Jewelry is a family-operated jewelry store with over 60 years in the business and counting. They offer a full product merchandise line, with a large inventory of loose diamonds, engagement rings, wedding sets, anniversary bands, bracelets, necklaces, watches, and Black Hills Gold. As a full-service jewelry store, they also provide on-site repair and custom […]


Reviews Morgan Jewelers Family-Owned Business Reviews

Since opening its doors in 1914, Morgan Jewelers has been making and selling fine jewelry for three generations. Based in the Rocky Mountains region, with multiple showrooms across the area, Morgan Jewelers is renowned for providing personal and professional service. If you’re interested in finding out more about what Morgan Jewelers has to offer, keep […]


Reviews 6 Best Wholesale Jewelry Suppliers Online [2023] Reviews

Jewelry is a popular product among retailers. It is often inexpensive and easy to stock, allowing retailers to turn a decent profit. If you’re planning on selling jewelry, wholesale fashion jewelry suppliers offer amazing deals that let you keep up with and cash in on demand for the latest trends in the fashion industry. That […]


Timepieces

Timepieces Rolex and Diamonds: A Story of True Love Timepieces

Rolex watches are well known for their class and quality. When it comes to the gemstones selected for these beautiful watches, there is no compromise. Each diamond is carefully selected for its place of honor. The team of specialist gemologists at Rolex apply their expertise in examining each diamond and setting it carefully. The only […]


Timepieces Richard Mille Watch Prices: 4 Reasons Why It Is Expensive Timepieces

People (and the media) always raise their eyebrows when they spot a person who wears Richard Mille watches. While the designs are certainly eye-catching, it’s the price tag that truly captures the attention. Many Richard Mille watches fetch over a million dollars. The cheapest Richard Mille watch also sells for a whopping $60,000. With a […]