on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Last week we discussed the major differences between the three most commonly used fine jewelry metals: platinum, gold, and sterling silver. With these three metals being so popular, many people tend to ignore some of the lesser known metals including stainless steel, titanium, tungsten carbide, and cobalt. However, these alternative metals are lightweight, modern-looking and… Read More
on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Last month we posted a blog discussing the popularity of platinum engagement rings. Even though platinum jewelry has many benefits, it’s still important to weigh all of your options so that you can determine what type of precious metal is the right fit for you. In the following paragraphs, I’ll lay out all the important… Read More
on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
We love Milwaukee. The summers are filled with festivals and outdoor concerts. In winter, we see romantic carriage rides downtown and ice skating at Red Arrow Park. All of the unique parts of Milwaukee are just one reason why Kloiber Jewelers is proud to call this amazing city our home. Here’s our list of the 9… Read More
on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
in Gemstones, Informational.
In honor of it being September, here are some interesting facts about this month’s birthstone, sapphire. Up until the late 17th century, sapphires were reserved for the use of royalty and high priests only. Anyone else caught wearing them would be punished. With a rating of 9 out of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale, sapphires are… Read More
on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
in Diamond, Informational.
Cut, color, clarity, and carat. These are the four characteristics that determine the quality, and thus value of a diamond. You may have wondered why two diamonds which look so similar can have completely different price tags. The reason has to do with their proportions, color, amount of flaws, and overall weight. Cut refers to… Read More