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The Best Precious Metal for Wedding Bands

The Best Precious Metal for Wedding Bands

Shopping for wedding bands can be a fun and exciting endeavor centered around your upcoming, momentous Big Day. What wedding ring will you and your future spouse hope to wear forever? Answering this question can be an adventure in shopping but it can also pose some challenges. Where does one start? Which precious metal is […]

Best Chains for Pendants

Best Chains for Pendants

What are the best chains for pendants? The below guide will go over the best gold necklace options to wear with men’s and women’s gold and sterling silver pendants. Depending on the size of your pendant, you can always adjust the millimeter size of our below gold chain recommendations to fit the size and proportions […]

Is 18K Gold Softer than 14K?

Is 18K Gold Softer than 14K?

Is 18K Gold Softer than 14K? The shorter answer is yes. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t safely purchase and wear a durable and strong piece of 18k gold jewelry. Keep reading to learn when 18k gold is and isn’t durable enough to wear as fine jewelry. Is 18K Gold Softer than 14K? Gold, […]

7 Best Engagement Ring Styles for Your Soulmate

7 Best Engagement Ring Styles for Your Soulmate

Finding the best engagement ring to propose to your soulmate can be one of the most significant and life-altering decisions of your life. Learn about 7 of the most popular and best engagement styles in the wedding and jewelry market today. Sharing your life with someone is a magical and meaningful experience, and if you’ve […]

All About Platinum Jewelry

All About Platinum Jewelry

Platinum is a valuable silvery-white metal that, despite its many applications, is most commonly associated with platinum jewelry, including such items as platinum cross pendants, platinum chains, engagement rings or wedding bands. Its symbol is Pt having an atomic number of 78 and an atomic mass of 195.1. Platinum has a melting point of 3,215.1 […]

What is the Mohs Scale?

What is the Mohs Scale?

The Mohs Scale is a qualitative hardness scale that ranges from 1 to 10, describing the ability of a harder mineral, such as a gemstone or diamond, to scratch other softer stones or minerals. It can be very useful to know the hardness of your gemstone when considering purchasing jewelry, whether you are shopping for […]

All About the March Birthstone: Aquamarine

All About the March Birthstone: Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the traditional birthstone for the month of March and makes a perfect gift for those born in March, whether you are looking to buy aquamarine jewelry, pendants, earrings or authentic aquamarine rings, with its beautiful light blue at times seemingly grayish or translucent hues and underlying seawater colored tones. Aquamarine Properties Aquamarine is […]

Why Shop at Apples of Gold Jewelry

Why Shop at Apples of Gold Jewelry

There are several trustworthy jewelry companies online, but you’ve discovered Apples of Gold Jewelry and are perhaps eyeing an item that you are considering purchasing. But why shop at Apples of Gold Jewelry vs. other online jewelers or even your local jewelry store? To answer this, we take into account several key factors, including: product […]

Gold Figaro or Curb Chain Necklace?

Gold Figaro or Curb Chain Necklace?

You’re ready to purchase that solid gold chain necklace and you’ve narrowed it down to a link chain. Now the question remains: should you buy a gold figaro or gold curb chain? Or perhaps a mariner chain? I’ve just named the 3 most popular and common gold link chains. Let’s examine some of the stylistic […]

Understanding the Difference between White Gold and Platinum Jewelry

Understanding the Difference between White Gold and Platinum Jewelry

Deciding between white gold and platinum? Personal choice, skin tone, durability, intended use, and current trends can influence the jewelry you purchase. Let’s weigh the pros and cons. If you’ve already decided you enjoy the appearance of white precious metal over yellow, you still need to decide between metals, like Platinum or white gold. Questions […]