Platinum vs. White Gold

By Emily on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 in Informational, precious metals. No Comments

Platinum and white gold may look alike, but they’re actually very different metals. When it comes to durability, affordability, care, and other characteristics, these two precious metals differ greatly. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding between platinum and white gold jewelry: Durability: Since platinum is stronger than gold, your gemstones will… Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Rubies

By Emily on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Where are rubies found? Most of the rubies available on the market come from Asian countries including Thailand, India, Pakistan, and Nepal. The most valuable rubies come from one Asian country in particular, Myanmar (formerly Burma). These Burmese rubies feature an exceptional red color that is highly sought after. Where does a ruby’s red color come from?… Read More


Jewelry Metal Allergies 101

By Emily on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 in gold, Informational, precious metals, silver. No Comments

Unfortunate as it may be, some people experience itching, redness, and tenderness while wearing their favorite jewelry. So why do some jewelry pieces trigger these symptoms while others can be worn every day without the wearer developing any allergic reactions? And what should you do if you aren’t able to wear your beloved jewelry pieces anymore… Read More


Anatomy of An Engagement Ring

By Emily on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Custom Design, Engagement Rings, Informational. No Comments

Head, halo, shoulder… These may seem like common words to you, but they take on a whole new meaning when it comes to engagement rings. Besides familiarizing yourself with the 4 C’s, you should also consider studying up on your ring terminology. When shopping for an engagement ring, knowing all the correct terms can help you accurately describe… Read More