Commonly Asked Questions: Citrine

By Emily on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Informational. No Comments

Where in the world do citrines come from? Most of the world’s citrines come from Brazil. How are citrines formed? Citrine is a variety of the mineral quartz, which is formed when rich silicon deposits combine with oxygen in underground cavities and fractures. Where does a citrine’s color come from? The presence of iron in a natural citrine… Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Jewelry Appraisals

By Emily on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Informational. No Comments

Why should I have my jewelry appraised? Most insurance companies won’t insure your jewelry without a well-documented appraisal, so having your jewelry appraised is a must if you own any valuable pieces.  The other reason why you might need a jewelry appraisal is for estate purposes. For more information about these two types of appraisals, visit this… Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Sapphires

By Emily on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Where are sapphires found? Some of the most well-known locations for fine quality sapphires include Kashmir, Myanmar, Thailand, Madagascar, and Sri Lanka. In the United States, sapphires can be found in Montana. Where does a sapphire’s blue color come from? Sapphires belong to the mineral variety of corundum, which is naturally a colorless mineral. A sapphire’s blue color… Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Peridot

By Emily on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Where is peridot found? Peridot gems can be found in a variety of different locations around the world including Pakistan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, and the United States (mainly Arizona and Hawaii).  Where does the gem’s green color come from? A peridot’s color comes from iron. The intensity of the color depends on the amount… 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


Shopping for a Kloiber Jewelers Engagement Ring

By Emily on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Engagement Ring, Engagement Rings, Informational. No Comments

Shopping for an engagement ring can vary drastically depending on the jeweler. Some jewelers will simply guide you through their in-stock selection while others will work with you to create the exact ring you’re looking for. So what’s it like to shop for an engagement ring at Kloiber Jewelers? Here are some commonly asked questions… Read More


Commonly Asked Questions: Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 in Commonly Asked Questions. No Comments

Where do diamonds come from? Diamonds are formed about 90 to 120 miles below the Earth’s surface when extreme heat and pressure transforms carbon into the precious gemstone we all know and love today. The diamonds are then brought to the surface by volcanic pipes known as kimberlite pipes. How long have diamonds been around?… Read More