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


Earring Stud Settings

By Emily on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 in Informational. No Comments

When looking to purchase either diamond studs or colored gemstone studs, you’ll not only have to decide what size gemstone you’d prefer, but also the type of setting you’d like the gem to be placed in. Here are the four most popular types of earring stud settings: Classic 4-Prong: Also referred to as a basket… Read More


Cold-Averse Gemstones

By Emily on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

With possible record breaking cold temperatures looming in our near future, we thought we would take the time to make note of a few gemstones that should be left safely at home during these frigid days. Certain gemstones are sensitive when it comes to rapid temperature change, meaning that these gems can fracture when worn… Read More


Types of Jewelry Finishes

By Emily on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 in Custom Design, Informational, Precious Metals, Uncategorized, Wedding Bands. No Comments

Jewelry finish, or jewelry texture, refers to the exterior surface treatment applied to a jewelry piece. Most commonly seen in wedding bands, finishes can transform ordinary jewelry into something extraordinary. The different finishes can be applied to a variety of different metals including white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, platinum, sterling silver, or stainless steel…. Read More