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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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Is 10-Karat Or 14-Karat Gold Better?

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When it comes to jewelry, people go crazy for both 10-karat and 14-karat gold items, but not everyone seems to be clear on the difference between the two.  One wonders, is there a huge difference between the two, and which is better?  So, in this article, we want to look at exactly what the differences […]

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What is Palladium?

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The discovery of palladium isn’t new, but the use of palladium for fine jewelry only began in 1939. It’s a shiny, silver element that is a great replacement for platinum and doesn’t tarnish like silver does, which makes it terrific for jewelry applications. In fact, many people are searching for an alternative to platinum that’s […]

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Asha vs Diamond Nexus Simulant Comparison

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If you thought diamonds were a confusing topic, since you have color and clarity to consider, you haven’t ventured into the world of diamond simulants, yet. There are mined diamonds, lab-created diamonds and simulants. The categories can be incredibly confusing, so here we’ll focus on simulants and the difference between Asha and Diamond Nexus simulants […]

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