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Diamond Terminology 101

Posted on: August 15, 2018

When looking to purchase a diamond, you’ll likely notice several key terms being used to describe the precious gemstone. While you’ve most likely heard some of these words before, you probably have no idea what they mean or how they could possibly relate to a diamond. Here are the main terms you need to know... Read More

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What You Need to Know About the Recent FTC Jewelry Guides

Posted on: August 8, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently released the final version of its Guides for the Precious Metal, Jewelry, and Pewter Industries (more commonly known as the Jewelry Guides). These recent changes impose new rules on how members of the jewelry trade can describe precious metals, pearl treatments, and lab-grown gemstones. So how do these... Read More

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12 Jewelry Care Tips

Posted on: August 1, 2018

You love your jewelry. When you look at your favorite pieces, it evokes a sense of pride and admiration and most likely reminds you of a pleasant memory. So how do you make sure that you can continue enjoying your jewelry for years to come? Just follow these jewelry care steps. There are several things... Read More

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Freshwater Pearls

Posted on: July 25, 2018

Generally the least expensive variety of pearls, freshwater pearls can be found in a variety of different shapes, sizes, and colors. Here’s everything you need to know about these beautiful pearls. In 1924, the first whole freshwater pearls were harvested in Japan’s Lake Biwa. Freshwater pearls can form in two different ways. In the traditional... Read More

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Event: Silver Summer Savings

Posted on: July 18, 2018

From now until the end of July, Kloiber Jewelers will be having a one-time-only sterling silver sale. Select sterling silver pieces will be 30-40% off. This is an in-store event only. Shoppers will need to visit the store in person to receive the special discount. Jewelry availability is on a first come, first serve basis.... Read More

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Engagement Ring Shopping 101

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Determine your budget. Figure out how much money you can comfortably spend towards an engagement ring. Not sure how much one typically costs? The average amount spent on an engagement ring at Kloiber Jewelers is about $7,500, but we’ve created diamond engagement rings for as little as $500 or as much as $100,000. The cost... Read More

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Milwaukee’s Exclusive IJO Jeweler

Posted on: July 4, 2018

Kloiber Jewelers is now a member of the Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO), an international buying group and educational organization of independent jewelry stores. Kloiber Jewelers will be Milwaukee’s exclusive master IJO jeweler. “We seek out one of the top two independent retail jewelers in a market area for exclusive membership in IJO,” said Jeffrey Roberts,... Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Ring Sizing

Posted on: June 27, 2018

At Kloiber Jewelers, we offer numerous fine jewelry repair services, but there’s one repair in particular that we constantly get requests for, ring resizing. Whether you were recently gifted a ring, are newly engaged, or have gained/lost a little weight, your ring may not fit the way it should on your finger. So what can... Read More

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Akoya Pearls

Posted on: June 20, 2018

White, round and lustrous, akoya pearls are typically the pearls that come to mind when thinking about classic pearl jewelry.  Revered for more than 100 years, akoya pearls have had quite the history. Here are some interesting facts about this gorgeous animal-made gem. Cultured akoya pearls are created by inserting a small nucleus and small... Read More

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Summer 2018 Engagement Ring Trends

Posted on: June 13, 2018

Summertime is here and love is in the air, which means we’ve been busy creating lots of engagement rings. Whether we’ve been setting a diamond in one of our already-made settings or custom creating a ring from scratch, we’ve been noticing a few trends that keep appearing in some of our latest engagement rings. Here are... Read More