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What’s Better for Jewelry? 14K, 18K or Platinum?

What’s Better for Jewelry? 14K, 18K or Platinum?

When it comes to buying fine jewelry, one of the most important decisions to make is what type of precious metal to choose. There are many options available, but three of the most popular are 14K gold, 18K gold, and platinum. Each of these metals has its own unique properties and benefits. Let’s take a […]

Average Chain Length for Women

Average Chain Length for Women

Short Answer: The average chain length for women is 18 Inches. If you are unsure of what chain length to get, this is the place to start, as 18″ is the most common chain necklace length for most women. Chain Length for Women We’ve all been there: when you discover the perfect necklace while shopping […]

Best Gold Chains for Men

Best Gold Chains for Men

Every man has a different sense of style. Numerous designs, lengths, and precious metals are available for men’s chain necklaces, including sterling silver, solid gold chains, white gold or even platinum. Here is a guide to some of the most frequently purchased, most popular and best gold chains for men. Box Chains Let’s begin with […]

Average Chain Length for Men

Average Chain Length for Men

The Short Answer: The average chain length for men is 20 inches. Most men of average height and build purchase 20 inch chain necklaces. Some opt for 22” if they want a slightly longer hang length, others 24” or even longer, if they prefer their chains longer. The length of the chain may also be […]

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstone Color Wheel

Gemstones come in a rainbow of strikingly vibrant hues, which our gemstone color wheel makes beautifully apparent. By placing gems in color groupings for easy comparisons, customers can see their many exciting possibilities and subtle color shifts, when wearing gemstone rings or pairing gemstone jewelry options, such as pendants, necklaces, earrings or even wedding rings. […]

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

How to Shop Engagement Rings Online

There are many advantages to buying your engagement rings online, whether you are in love with a 1 carat diamond ring or something a little smaller, learn how to shop for engagement rings online with this short and easy guide from a professional jeweler. Advantages of Buying Engagement Rings Online The top 3 main advantages […]

Rare Alexandrite Gemstone Jewelry

Rare Alexandrite Gemstone Jewelry

Alexandrite is a highly unusual color changing variant of the mineral chrysoberyl that is often described as “emerald by day, ruby by night” by gem enthusiasts. In the 1830s, Alexandrite was identified in Russia’s Ural Mountains. Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld, a well known mineralogist, was the first to notice that this rare green, color changing gem […]

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, […]