10 Facts about June’s Alternative Birthstone, Moonstone

By Emily on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 in Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Moonstone is considered a good luck gem, especially for lovers. A gift of moonstone is said to arouse love and passion. Common locations where moonstone deposits can be found include Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, India, Germany, Tanzania, Mexico, Australia, and the United States. The rarest forms come from Sri Lanka. Considered the gemstone’s most captivating… Read More


Why Are Diamonds Important?

By Emily on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 in Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

We all know diamonds are one of the most mesmerizing gemstones available, but what makes these gems truly exceptional? Their impact on the world is one that goes beyond adorning the fingers, ears, necklines and wrists of those fortunate enough to wear diamond jewelry.  More often than not, you hear all of the negative stories… Read More


Diamond Florescence: Good or Bad?

By Emily on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 in Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Diamond florescence refers to the effect that ultraviolet light has on these gemstones. Much like when your teeth appear whiter when exposed to black light, diamonds can glow different colors (typically blue) when exposed to different types of ultraviolet light. Diamond florescence is a controversial topic among many jewelry and gemstone experts. Some believe that… Read More


10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Diamonds Online

By Emily on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 in Engagement Ring, Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

Some people turn to the Internet when looking to purchase a diamond because they think they’re getting a better deal. But finding a cheap diamond online doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting the best value. Here are some of the reasons why you should avoid purchasing diamonds from an online retailer. Not all diamonds are the same. You may… Read More


7 Star Sapphire Facts

By Emily on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 in Gemstone, Informational. No Comments

A rare variety of sapphire, star sapphires feature an unusual star-like optical phenomenon caused by tiny, needle like inclusions. The star-like pattern found within these gemstones is referred to as asterism, which comes from the Latin word for star. The most common star sapphires have 6 rays, while those with 12 rays represent some of… Read More


An Irish Treasure: The Claddagh Ring

By Emily on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 in Informational. No Comments

When you hear the term “traditional Irish ring,” the first thing that should pop into your mind is a Claddagh ring. These rings feature two hands clasping a heart that rests below a crown. The hands are meant to represent friendship while the heart signifies love and the crown stands for loyalty. The name Claddagh… 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


The History of Art Deco Jewelry

By Emily on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 in history, Informational. No Comments

One of the most popular vintage jewelry styles offers detail and sophistication like no other. You’ll notice the geometric shapes, maximum use of space, white metal, and filigree work whenever you look at one of these stunning jewelry pieces. Originating in the 1920s, Art Deco jewelry has been around for nearly a century, and with such… Read More


Natural vs. Lab-Grown Diamonds

By Emily on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 in Informational. No Comments

Due to recent advances in technology, lab-grown diamonds are becoming more prevalent in the gemstone market and an increasing number of people are taking interest in these man-made gems. Unlike natural diamonds, lab-grown diamonds are created in a controlled setting, but have the same chemical composition and physical appearance as natural diamonds. Some people find lab-grown diamonds… Read More