The Benefits of Rhodium Plating

By Emily on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 in Informational, Ring Care, Uncategorized. No Comments

If you own a piece of white gold jewelry, chances are that your jewelry piece has already been rhodium plated. Rhodium is a very durable, highly reflective, rare transition metal. It is the world’s most expensive precious metal and is commonly plated on white gold jewelry due to its many benefits. Here are some reasons why… Read More


Christmas Gift Ideas

By Emily on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 in Holiday. No Comments

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Twelve Diamond Bands Eleven Paw Print Pendants Ten Chalcedony Earrings Nine Silver Bangles Eight Topaz Rings Seven Gold Medallions Six Pearl Earrings Five Tanzanite Pendants Four Diamond Rings Three Onyx Bracelets Two Diamond Earrings and a Garnet in a Pendant


How to Determine Pearl Quality

By Emily on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 in Informational, Pearls. 1 Comment

In order to determine the quality of diamonds, we look no further than the 4 C’s: cut, color, carat, and clarity. Like diamonds, pearls have their own set of standards for determining quality. These factors definitely aren’t as memorable as the 4 C’s but are just as important. Understanding these quality factors can help you better recognize the… Read More


Tantalizing Tanzanite

By Emily on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

December birthdays have not one, but three different birthstones to choose from: zircon, tanzanite, and turquoise. Since we previously wrote about zircon, we thought we would highlight another one of December’s birthstones. Step aside turquoise because tanzanite is taking center stage for this week’s blog. Here are some interesting facts about this stunning gemstone.  It’s… Read More


How to Determine the Difference Between Genuine and Fake Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 in Diamond, Gemstones, Informational, Ring Care, Uncategorized. No Comments

With all of the various diamond imitations out there, it can be challenging to determine the difference between an authentic diamond and its imitation. Before making an impulse purchase or having your jewelry appraised before you know whether or not it’s actually worth the money, use these handy tricks to determine whether your diamond is… Read More