Lab Grown Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Love them or hate them, lab grown diamonds are becoming more prevalent in today’s fine jewelry world. These diamonds have the same chemical makeup and appearance as natural diamonds, but have different origins. While natural diamonds were formed about 100 miles below the earth’s surface roughly one to three billion years ago, lab grown diamonds… Read More


Lost Wax Casting Method

By Emily on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 in Informational. No Comments

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful pieces of fine jewelry that you love wearing so much were created? Well, one of the most common ways to make jewelry is through the lost wax casting method. This is the process our goldsmith uses when creating all of our custom-made jewelry pieces. So what exactly is… Read More


Gold-Filled vs. Gold-Plated

By Emily on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 in Gold, Informational. No Comments

When looking to purchase gold jewelry, you’ll likely come across several terms that you may have never heard before. Words like karat, gold-filled, gold-plated, and vermeil are some of the terminology used to describe gold jewelry and can greatly affect the value and quality of the jewelry piece you’re considering. So what exactly do these… Read More


Period Jewelry

By Emily on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 in History, Informational. No Comments

Period jewelry refers to jewelry that comes from a certain time span. Owning a piece of period jewelry allows fine jewelry aficionados and history enthusiasts a chance to wear beautiful, unique pieces that aren’t easily found in today’s jewelry market. Some of the most well-known period jewelry categories include Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco,… Read More


Jewelry IQ Test

By Emily on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 in Informational, Trivia. No Comments

Do you know your gemstones, precious metals, and jewelry history facts? Take our quiz to find out just how knowledgeable you really are when it comes to fine jewelry. Try the quiz now!


Diamond Weight vs. Size

By Emily on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

While a diamond’s cut, color, and clarity are all important characteristics to consider when purchasing a diamond, many individuals pay particularly close attention to the diamond’s size. Typically, the larger the diamond, the more valuable it will be and the more sparkle it will have. A diamond’s carat weight is often referenced when gauging a… Read More


Moissanite vs. Diamond

By Emily on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 in Informational. No Comments

For those looking for a more affordable alternative to a diamond, moissanite is an excellent option. Here’s everything you need to know about this gemstone and how it compares to a diamond. Moissanite, or silicon carbide, is a very rare mineral that comes from space in the form of meteorites. The gem is named after… Read More


Our Social Responsibility Mission

By Emily on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 in Informational. No Comments

We believe that every company, large or small, should conduct their business in the most socially, ethically, and environmentally responsible manner possible. That’s why at Kloiber Jewelers, we make sure all of our jewelry is created in an ethical, sustainable way. This means that we only work with suppliers who: Use 100% recycled materials in… Read More


What is the Mohs Scale?

By Emily on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 in Informational. No Comments

Simply put, the Mohs scale rates the hardness of gemstones and minerals. A gemstone’s hardness rating indicates which gemstones are more prone to scratches and which ones are relatively scratch resistant. Gemstones that are high on the Mohs scale are less likely to acquire scratches while those lower on the scale are more scratch prone…. Read More


Rose Cut Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in Diamond, Informational. No Comments

Lovers of vintage inspired jewelry can’t get enough of rose cut diamonds. The cut, which dates back to the 1500s, features anywhere from three to twenty-four facets. Like their name implies, rose cut diamonds resemble the unfolding petals of a rose bud. Most popular during the Georgian and Victorian eras, rose cut diamonds lack the… Read More