How to Clean Antique Jewelry

How to Clean Antique Jewelry

Your antique jewelry is only as valuable as you want it to be, meaning your level of care determines its resale value and worth. If any of your pieces are sentimental, then they are priceless and irreplaceable, so caring for them is even more crucial. To preserve the beauty of antique diamond jewelry, follow the…

The Ultimate Guide for Making Valentine’s Day Plans

The Ultimate Guide for Making Valentine’s Day Plans

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your significant other how much you love them. But whether you’ve been married for years or dating for just a few months, coming up with plans for Valentine’s Day can be difficult. Here, we provide some tips to ensure that your next Valentine’s Day is the best…

How to Wear Cufflinks

How to Wear Cufflinks

Cufflinks may be small, but they can make or break an outfit. After all, the little details can make a big difference in your overall appearance. Understanding how to wear cufflinks can help upgrade your outfits and your fashion sense. Here, we explore everything you need to know about wearing cufflinks. When to wear cufflinks…

Understanding Different Types of Estate Jewelry

Understanding Different Types of Estate Jewelry

You’ll hear a lot of terms in reference to estate jewelry. Even that term alone can cause some confusion. But the term “estate jewelry” has a fairly simple definition: any jewelry that has been previously owned. That means estate jewelry could be a beautiful handmade Georgian piece or a cheap piece from the local one-stop…

How to Pick the Right Metal for Your Jewelry

How to Pick the Right Metal for Your Jewelry

Whether you’re buying modern or antique jewelry, one question should always be at the front of your mind: why type of metal should you get for your jewelry? Choosing the right metal depends more on just your aesthetic tastes. It also depends on your skin’s undertone. Read on to learn more: What is your skin’s…

What to Do with Jewelry from an Ex

What to Do with Jewelry from an Ex

All break-ups are tough to deal with, no matter how long you were together. Eventually, though, your wounds will begin to heal. As they do, you may start to look at some of the jewelry you received from your ex and wonder—what should I do with this? Here we provide you with some answers:  Consider…

How to Shop For Jewelry When You Have a Metal Allergy

How to Shop For Jewelry When You Have a Metal Allergy

The materials used in jewelry making have changed quite a bit over the years. To make jewelry more affordable and accessible, precious metals are combined with cheaper metals and alloys. In some cases, this practice makes the jewelry sturdier, but it can also cause contact dermatitis in many people. This irritating condition often makes people…

Tips for Buying Jewelry for Valentine’s Day

Tips for Buying Jewelry for Valentine’s Day

Romantic and flattering, jewelry is always a great gift idea for Valentine’s Day. However, choosing the perfect piece for your wife or girlfriend can be difficult, especially if you know little about jewelry to begin with. Here are some tips we’ve compiled to help you decide on the perfect piece of jewelry this Valentine’s Day:…

Understanding Gemstone Heat Treatment

Understanding Gemstone Heat Treatment

You might be surprised to find out that the “flawless” gemstone you’ve just purchased has been treated in a lab with heat in order to enhance its color. While it might sound like a process that would cause your gemstone to diminish in value, heat treatment is actually a very common practice among gem traders…

A Guide to Diamond Shapes

A Guide to Diamond Shapes

When discussing diamonds, people usually use the 4 Cs—cut, color, clarity, and carat. The cut is often mistaken for the shape of the diamond, but in reality, cut refers to the way light is reflected throughout the stone. Shape, on the other hand, is quite literally the shape and appearance of the stone itself, although…

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