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Diamond Grading: GIA vs. EGL

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Purchasing a diamond is like shopping for a car. Both are significant purchases that require some research. Whereas the value of a car is primarily determined by its mileage, make, and condition, a diamond’s value is determined by its color, carat weight, cut, and clarity (the 4 C’s). So who determines the quality of a... Read More

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Tahitian Pearls

Posted on: August 29, 2018

Known for their dark overtones, Tahitian pearls first came into the limelight during the 1970’s when they quickly became a symbol of status and prestige. Here’s everything you need to know about these gorgeous gems. The history of Tahitian pearls starts in 1973, when Salvador Assael partnered with Jean Claude Brouillet and launched their Tahitian... Read More

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How to Determine Her Finger Size

Posted on: August 22, 2018

You found the one person you want to spend the rest of your life with and are ready to get down on one knee and propose. You can envision what the engagement ring will look like or may have already found the perfect ring, but there’s just one problem… you don’t know her ring size.... Read More

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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