Category Archives for Jewelry by Type

Sterling Silver Jewelry Cleaning Tips

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Sterling silver is a precious metal that has been around for centuries, and has been used to create everything from dinnerware, to currency, to jewelry, and more. Sterling silver is known for its fineness, its versatility, and its beauty. Technically speaking, sterling silver is silver which is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, such […]

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How Are Diamond Carats Priced?

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When talking about jewelry, and specifically diamonds, we hear the word “carat” a lot, but what exactly is a carat?  For the record, a carat refers to a unit of weight of a given gemstone, such as a diamond, where one single carat is equal to 200 milligrams, or 0.2 grams.  The actual definition of […]

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Taken By Tourmaline?

Vintage Diamond Tourmaline Wedding Ring White Gold Pink

Tourmaline is a unique stone in its range of colors and cost. It’s moderately durable and requires little special care. Tourmaline is a type of crystal silicate, meaning the different types of tourmaline stones may differ but still contain similar properties. Tourmaline is also October’s birthstone and might be a desired embellishment for a bride […]

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Stunning Sapphire

Oval Sapphire and Diamond Split Shank Ring

Sapphire is a staple in the world of stones, and rightly so. This stunning ring naturally forms in its magnificent array of colors, making it easy to sell with minimal enhancements that might damage the ring or its value. Sapphire, the birthstone of September, is also extremely durable – second only to the widely known […]

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Magnificent Morganite

Natural morganite ring, sterling silver, pink gemstone morganite, halo ring, engagement ring

Morganite is a quintessential stone in the Beryl family – the Beryl family houses several astonishing and durable stones, including the Emerald and the Aquamarine. Morganite comes in a beautiful shade of pink, amidst other colors, and for both these reasons, it is often referred to as the Pink Emerald. Before buying a ring embellished […]

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Totally Topaz

engagement ring set, Swiss blue topaz, Diamond band, wedding ring set, gold

Topaz is a gem that seemingly has it all – the durability, affordability and luster come together to create a gem that should be a no-brainer for brides and grooms from all walks of life. Even with all its seemingly positive attributes, there are certain types of Topaz that shouldn’t be used for jewelry – […]

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Ravishing Ruby

ruby wedding engagement ring

Known for their durability and beauty alike, it is not surprising that Ruby is a highly coveted gemstone for wedding and engagement rings. Ruby, the birthstone of July, is mesmerizing in appearance and stable in composure – making it an easy choice for a bride or groom that enjoys glamor but also works with their […]

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Beautiful Black Onyx

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If you’re looking for a little bit of mystery mixed with a lot of glamour, Black Onyx might be the right stone for your wedding rings. Black Onyx is a quartz and is the birthstone for Leos. It’s also the 10th wedding anniversary stone. This alluring ring is also extremely abundant, making it an affordable […]

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Eyeing Iolite

cut blue topaz and iolite silver ring

Iolite derives its name from the Greek word Ios, which translates to violet – this alone should tell you about the lengthy admiration, and the color of, this beautiful gem.  Iolite is one of the more durable stones, though it appears feminine and light, which makes it a great option for the working man or […]

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