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How To Remove and Avoid Scratches on Jewelry

How To Remove and Avoid Scratches on Jewelry

No matter how careful you are, your ring will get scratched, eventually.  I know, it stinks but inevitable because precious metals are prone to scratches just from basic wear.  Learning how to care for your gold jewelry is as important a decision as making the purchase in the first place. Many wedding bands are gold, […]

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
How To Tell If You Are Allergic To Your Jewelry

How To Tell If You Are Allergic To Your Jewelry

All this time I thought I was allergic to my watch because my skin around my wrist would turn black after I wear it.  The staining was frequent although my skin wasn’t affected in any other way.  It didn’t itch, hurt, turn red, or swell.  Nothing.  I have a yellow gold and steel watch so […]

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Resizing Rings, Metal Matters

Resizing Rings, Metal Matters

For the most part, my ring finger size rarely changed.  That is, until my third trimester.  Then my normally thin fingers turned into sausage digits.  I couldn’t wear my wedding or engagement ring!  Thankfully, the punishment ended after giving birth but it forced me to think about getting my rings resized in case the sausageness […]

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
How To Quickly And Naturally Clean Jewelry

How To Quickly And Naturally Clean Jewelry

  We all know store bought jewelry cleaners work.  Just drop in, rinse, and dry.  Or if you have all the time in the world, stop by the jewelry store and let them clean it.  Seriously, some ladies do this on a daily basis.  But did you know you can get the same results by […]

April 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Clean Titanium Jewelry

How to Clean Titanium Jewelry

Titanium is a performance metal both in and out of the jewelry word. It’s both a popular choice for pieces that are designed to last for a lifetime, such as mens titanium wedding bands, and for aerospace applications. While this metal is undeniably tough, jewelry crafted from it still needs a little TLC from time […]

November 14, 2012 | By More
Diamond Engagement Ring TLC: When to Take it Off

Diamond Engagement Ring TLC: When to Take it Off

Caring for your engagement ring sometimes means taking it off. As much as you may hate to let your left ring finger go bare, remember that it would pain you even more if your ring was lost or damaged. Whether you’re sporting a simple three-stone ring or an elaborate antique style, there are a number […]

October 16, 2012 | By More
How to Clean Silver Jewelry

How to Clean Silver Jewelry

Save your silver jewelry from looking like your grandmother’s antique spoon collection: tarnished and ignored. That ugly brassy color comes from the silver’s exposure to moisture and the oxidation process. Thankfully, help is on the way, in the form of a few household items that will give your jewelry a natural, organic cleaning. This cleaning […]

February 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
How to Clean Gold Jewelry

How to Clean Gold Jewelry

Over time gold jewelry acquires a patina–a fine layer of film on the surface of jewelry–that can look glossy for a little while, but once the luster is gone, it is time to learn how to clean gold jewelry. The oil from your hands and from lotions, as well as the oxidation of gold, causes […]

February 17, 2012 | By | Reply More