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Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

Peridot: The “Evening Emerald” and the August Birthstone

He maketh me to lie in green pastures. He leadeth me beside still waters. He restoreth my soul. In the beloved twenty-third Psalm of the Holy Bible, the serenity of verdant fields is invoked to show the goodness of the Lord. That same brilliant green that speaks of prosperity and peace is captured in a […]

August 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Top Five Peridot Gemstone Jewelry Picks for August

Top Five Peridot Gemstone Jewelry Picks for August

It’s August again and time to pick our favorite peridot gemstone jewelry picks to showcase for the August birthstone. Our first selection is our top selling ring in the peridot and diamond rings category. Featured to the left is our 1.75 carat oval-cut peridot and diamond ring in 14k white gold set with a generous genuine oval-shaped 10mm […]

August 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jewelry Materials for Sensitive Skin

Jewelry Materials for Sensitive Skin

While many individuals who have to deal with sensitive skin already know that nickel, copper, and steel can cause irritation and should be avoided whenever possible, many are not as familiar with the metals that can be used in fine jewelry that do not cause such reactions. The truth is, there are many metals that […]

July 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

April 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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