How to Prevent Silver Jewelry from Tarnishing

Posted on: March 21, 2018

Every once in a while you may notice your silver jewelry starting to lose some of its original luster or beginning to take on a dark or yellowish color. This tarnishing process occurs when air or certain chemicals come into contact with silver (or more accurately the other metals, such as copper, commonly used in... Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Aquamarine

Posted on: March 14, 2018

Where in the world do aquamarines come from? Aquamarine deposits can be found in a variety of different places. One of the world’s major producers of aquamarine is Brazil. Other notable locations include Nigeria, Zambia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Pakistan, and Vietnam. Aquamarine can also be found in Colorado, where it’s actually the state’s official gemstone. How are aquamarines... Read More


How Kloiber Jewelers Provides the Best Value

Posted on: March 7, 2018

We spend the time working with our jewelry designers to get the best deal possible and pass these savings onto our clients. We’ve been doing this for over 90 years, so we know whether the designers we’re working with are pricing their pieces appropriately. Similarly, our long term relationships with our designers mean that we... Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Amethyst

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Where in the world do amethysts come from? Most of the world’s amethyst comes from Brazil. Other notable locations for amethyst deposits include Uruguay, Arizona, and Zambia. Where does an amethyst’s color come from? Amethyst gemstones get their purple color when iron atoms replace silicon atoms through the process of irradiation. What is green amethyst? Like its... Read More


How to Select the Right Diamond

Posted on: February 21, 2018

If you’re part of the majority of people who select a diamond as their engagement ring center gemstone, you’re going to want to pay attention to this week’s blog post. Selecting a diamond is one of the most important steps when it comes to creating an engagement ring. There’s a lot to consider during the... Read More


How to Tell If Your Pearls Are Genuine

Posted on: February 14, 2018

For whatever reason, you may have come into possession of pearl jewelry and aren’t sure whether or not the pearls are genuine. Here are some questions you can ask yourself that will help determine whether the pearls you own are ones worth keeping. Are the pearls heavy? Genuine pearls are heavier than those made from... Read More


Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on: February 7, 2018

What is Valentine’s Day really about? It’s about letting your loved ones know just how much they mean to you. It’s about performing little gestures that remind those close to you just how much they’re loved. It’s about making someone feel special. It’s about creating moments that happen one day a year but are remembered for a... Read More


Pearls of Tahiti

Posted on: January 24, 2018

Commonly known for their black color, Tahitian pearls are indigenous to the South Pacific region of French Polynesia. Second only in value to South Sea pearls, Tahitian pearls represent some of the most sought after pearls in the world. They are cultivated from the black-lipped variety of the pinctada maxima oyster and take many years... Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Garnet

Posted on: January 17, 2018

Where in the world do garnets come from? Some of the most notable sources for garnet are Brazil (spessartine garnets), Tanzania (tsavorite garnets), Myanmar (almandine garnets), India (pyrope garnets), Sri Lanka (rhodolite garnets), and Russia (demantoid garnets). What are the different colors/varieties of garnet? When you think of garnet, you probably picture a dark red gem.... Read More


How to Design an Engagement Ring

Posted on: January 10, 2018

Today’s woman wants an engagement ring that suites her individual personality. She doesn’t want what everyone else has. She wants something unique, something gorgeous, and something truly exceptional. This is where designing a custom created engagement ring comes into play. So how exactly does one go about designing an engagement ring? Step 1: Know what... Read More