Tag Archives: Precious Metal

Hopefully by now you have realized that getting engaged isn’t all about the ring. However many women have been known to ruin that iconic romantic moment when he is proposing just by their reaction or lack there of once they see the ring. That moment when you realize that the ring he is slipping on your finger, may not be quite what you expected it to be, can throw you off balance real quick. Of coarse, if your soon to be hubby went shoe shopping for you, and he came back with shoes that not even a hobo would wear, Read More →

10 Tips for Traveling with Jewelry No matter where you are going you need to be sure of your surroundings. Traveling can be one of the most dangerous voyages you take if there are some serious sparklers on you. As you scramble to pack your essentials remember these tips before your next escourgeon.  Although many traveling experts recommend leaving your most expensive jewelry pieces at home in a secure place, this doesn’t always want to be the option foe some people.  1. Use secured vault or the two-key control safety deposit in a hotel. Although it may not seem like the Read More →

The Newest Trend: Baby Teeth Jewelry The next big thing for new moms out there is baby teeth jewelry! If you aren’t courageous enough to wear your child’s teeth around your neck, now you have the option to wear cloned sterling silver or gold teeth pendants! ABC News just released a news article about this new trend. Jackie Kaufman is the proud owner of Rock My World shop on Etsy.com. She has had over 100 orders placed and expects more to come. It is a modern take on bronze baby shoes. The price for a baby tooth necklace ranges, but Read More →

How to Know if Your Metal Jewelry is Real We all know that the jewelry business can be quite the market to get tricked into spending a large amount of money. Don’t be fooled by the shinyness or the affordable price. Make sure you know your knowledge and DO YOUR RESEARCH prior to purchasing an item. This is no April Fool’s joke you need to know your jewelry before you make any type of purchase, large or small. Lets start off with silver. Silver is a low priced metal which usually means being cloned is unlikely. Today according to a Read More →

Do you know the difference between platinum and palladium? If not, that’s okay – here is a guide to help you decide what metal is right for your engagement ring. Which Engagement Ring Metal is Better for Your Taste? Platinum: This is a rare, natural white metal that’s known for its strength and purity. Platinum is typically 95-percent pure. Platinum’s density makes it very durable, so it will keep your diamond or other gemstone nice and secure. It’s also hypoallergenic so it won’t irritate your sensitive skin. When platinum scratches, very little metal lost, so your ring will endure years Read More →

Gemstones come in so many different shapes, sizes, colors and cuts. It’s hard not to fall in love with the vibrant hues and sparkle of these natural treasures. So, if you have a ring that features a gorgeous gem, you’re going to want to make sure it’s secure in it’s setting. You can have a professional jeweler take care of a loose gemstone for you, but it’s not too difficult to actually do it on your own. Here’s how: How to Set a Loose Gemstone Measure the size of the loose gemstone you want to set. Figure out the gemstones’ Read More →

  These days, it’s not enough to get your future hubby just some plain old ring. No, now you have to get creative with your wedding band choices. I mean, you don’t want your man to be stuck with some drab ring for as long as you both shall live now, do you? Check out these 4 wedding band trends that the love of your life will be proud to wear! Top 4 Men’s Wedding Band Trends of 2012 Personalized Wedding Bands. Don’t just go for the typical gold one-size-fits-all wedding band. Every man is different. Does your guy spend Read More →

Q & A  – Platinum vs White Gold So… Gold and platinum, eh?  Both metals are used in engagement rings, both are durable & can withstand years of wear. Here’s some common questions with helpful answers… I lean towards white gold engagement rings myself, what about you? Q: What’s the difference?? Is platinum more valuable? If I go with white gold, what do I buy? 14k or 18k? A: For all intense purposes of aesthetics and wear… white gold and platinum are very similar. Platinum’s heavier. It’s also more durable. Platinum is easier to engrave by hand, but that really isn’t Read More →