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Style Advice & Trends

Wedding Band Style Guide

Wedding season is quickly approaching. It is never too early to start thinking about wedding bands! Ladies, this may be a hard one for you. You’ve worn your engagement ring alone for a while and putting a band next to it makes it look completely different. Or, you might be a girl who has been …

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Amethyst: A Stone of Peace, Courage & Stability

February is a month of cold, wintry weather; so it’s not a surprise that Amethyst is Februaries cool colored gemstone. Amethyst boasts a vibrant purple color that is believed to bring the wearer peace, courage and stability, which (let’s be honest) we all need during the colder months. COOL FACTS Amethyst is made of Quartz, …

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Certified vs. Non-Certified Diamonds – Which one should you be looking for?

When buying a diamond more than likely you will run into certified as well as non-certified diamonds. The question is which one should you buy? Let me start off by telling you exactly what a diamond certification is. A diamond is sent to an independent gemological laboratory where they evaluate and grade a diamond, then …

Engagement & Wedding, Style Advice & Trends

Why Some Gemstones Make Terrible Engagement Rings

If you’re dreaming about gemstones for your engagement ring, you aren’t the only one! Today gemstones in engagement rings have become quite popular. Whether it’s utilizing gemstones as accent stones or having a gemstone in the center of the ring, the world has seen an uptick of color on the left ring finger. What many …

Jewelry News & Trends

4 Ways to Transform Your Existing Ring

Whether you’ve been married for a year or 60, you may decide you want to transform your engagement ring into a style that’s completely different. Don’t feel bad! It’s a common practice, especially when styles so frequently change. So what options do you have when you already have a ring? Well, lots! RE-USE THE CENTER …

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4 Prongs VS 6 Prongs. Which is Better?

4 PRONGS – Create more of a boxy appearance. – A good choice for diamonds less than 1/2CT, as it allows more of the diamond to be seen. – Less metal surrounding the diamond, which makes the diamond really stand out. – Better security. Although there are only 4 prongs, they are thicker than 6 …

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3 Things You Need To Know If You Wear a Diamond Engagement Ring

GET THE RING INSURED ASAP We cannot stress this enough. If you wear your engagement ring every day (which you most likely do) then damage is bound to happen. Some examples are worn out prongs, a bent ring, even a chipped diamond. Insurance usually covers repairs and loss or theft, so it’s a good idea …

Jewelry News & Trends

Am I Allergic to My Ring?

Does your ring leave you itchy and swollen, to the point where it spends most of the time on your nightstand? Then you may have a gold allergy or what is called “Wedding-ring Dermatitis.” This reaction can even happen years after you’re married. Here are a couple of ways to determine if it is indeed …

Jewelry News & Trends

The Birthstones with a Golden Hue

November birthdays are lucky. They not only get 1 but 2 birthstones, and they are extremely affordable. Which means the next time your man asks what you want for your birthday; you tell him you want a really big piece of jewelry that includes your birthstone. Go ahead and rock that big stone! TOPAZ A …

Jewelry News & Trends

7 Reasons to Donate to Toys for Tots

There are 13 million American children that live in poverty. A lot of U.S. Citizens may not realize that poverty is prevalent in America. This number is staggering, especially in a first world country. Poverty can have a psychological affect on children, primarily low self esteem. Children learn by play. Not receiving gifts for Christmas …