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Holy Spirit Dove Symbolism in Christian Jewelry

Holy Spirit Dove Symbolism in Christian Jewelry

The dove is often recognized as a symbol of peace, but it represents far more than simply freedom from conflict or discord. To Christians, the dove is also a symbol of the Holy Spirit and the Holy Spirit dove jewelry motif is an elegant way to bring His continual presence to mind. The Holy Spirit […]

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Yellow Gold Wedding Bands: All You Need To Know

Yellow Gold Wedding Bands: All You Need To Know

Yellow Gold Wedding Bands One of the most classic pieces of jewelry, the gold wedding band has served as a time-honored symbol for love and dedication. Karat Compare Yellow Gold is the standard that all other precious metals are held to. Everything seems to always be compared to standard yellow gold in order to see […]

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Precious Metals in Wedding Bands: White Gold Rings

Precious Metals in Wedding Bands: White Gold Rings

The tradition of wedding bands dates back many years and has been a time-honored symbol of love, commitment, and never ending devotion. While yellow gold is still one of the most common rings used by brides and grooms, there are many other precious metals that lend themselves well to use in wedding rings and other […]

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Choosing Wedding Bands:  A Sweeping Guide of Ring Styles

Choosing Wedding Bands: A Sweeping Guide of Ring Styles

Marriage is both a joyous and celebratory occasion. However, the preparation for the “big day” can quickly become stressful and daunting. Choosing wedding bands should not add to your stress. Instead, finding the perfect wedding band should be one of the joys and highlights of your newly married life. Selecting the ideal ring is a […]

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
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
Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

Claddagh Jewelry: Symbols of Friendship, Love and Loyalty

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and few symbols are as connected with St. Patrick’s homeland as the claddagh. But, while this motif has a strong Irish connotation, the ideas that it communicates transcend nationality and culture, making claddagh jewelry a meaningful pick regardless of whether the Emerald Isle is a part of your heritage. […]

March 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gifts for Guys

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gifts for Guys

When you think of jewelry at Valentine’s Day, you probably think of a decidedly romantic piece with a look that’ unmistakably feminine. But, ladies aren’t the only ones who would appreciate a gift of jewelry on Valentine’s Day! A lot of guys would also like a piece of jewelry, and the options for gifts stretch […]

February 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
10 Great Jewelry Gift Ideas for Guys

10 Great Jewelry Gift Ideas for Guys

The men in your life can often be the trickiest to shop for, but they don’t have to be! Apples of Gold’s collection of gifts for men contains excellent picks for just about any guy, from your college-age brother to the love of your life. Here are just 10 great jewelry gift ideas for men […]

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